Treasure Island

Siyabonga A Nxumalo

(South Africa)

My Hope Is In You


Rise and shine.
Rise above the barriers.
Rise above conspiracy.
Rise, my hope is in you.

I hope for a better day,
Tomorrow...
I hope for a great weather,
Tomoroww...
I hope for joy and success,
Your success.
My hope is in you.
My hope is in you.

I hope peer pressure
Won't mislead you..
I hope you understand,
Fun doesn't mean, ,
VIOLENCE, RISK and DANGEROUS!

I hope you live up,
Not to my expectations,
But to your possible opportunities.

Just be a kid, , ,
And i'll be a caring parent.
Just listen, , ,
And i'll inspire you.

My hope for this country
Is in you.
For you are the future
Of the nation.

Choose education,
Choose alcohol and drug
Free life.
Choose success not sorrow.
Because my hope is in you.
My hope is in you.

Be robust and intrepid,
Be courageous and considerate,
Be wise and focus on your
Future because,
My hope is in you.

Submitted: Thursday, November 17, 2011
Edited: Saturday, November 19, 2011

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  • Crimson Love (12/1/2011 2:54:00 PM)

    This poem is phenomenal, every word was beautifully used, you are an amazing poetical talent, I must say. Great Write here! : D (Report) Reply

  • Sajna Kailas (11/26/2011 1:22:00 AM)

    thrilled while reading this! ! ! ! ! greatly inspiring poem! ! ! ! !
    My hope in poetry is in you! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! (Report) Reply

  • Jinal Oswal (11/24/2011 9:59:00 AM)

    Its a beautiful poem, though you mean it.. Yes, you are inspiring, your words hit the brain the heart.. they inspire... they make feel, yes I will not let you down.. I truly loved it... A thoroughly impressive writing: D (Report) Reply

  • Unwritten Soul (11/24/2011 7:30:00 AM)

    You are great person, big heart and must be and to play big the role for community.. For the good heart you have, to help and to rise i wish you a very great wishes...Keep sending your spirit higher to the next level, we live not just for our self but for everyone around...keep it up...and for the writing i can say this is soft and strong pillars in every lines...because your heart tells us everything! _Unwritten Soul (Report) Reply

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