Babatunde Aremu

Not By Strength - Poem by Babatunde Aremu

Whatever we are
Its not by strength
Whoever you are
Its not your power
I may possess Solomonic wisdom
You may dream more than Joseph
He my be intelligent than Albert Einstein
Only the grace covers you
Without His grace
You are naked

Never boast in your strength
We have seen kings dethroned
We have seen princes walked barefooted
We have also seen the lame
Taking the prey of the mighty
So, never boast in your strength
For strength without grace is useless

Comments about Not By Strength by Babatunde Aremu

  • Bronze Star - 2,781 Points Anthony Di''anno (3/23/2013 6:07:00 AM)

    Lovely. I especially like the line 'for strength without grace is useless' so very true. Thank you. (Report) Reply

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  • Gold Star - 50,204 Points Roseann Shawiak (2/15/2013 12:08:00 AM)

    Very poetic, calming the ego with words. Nice thought behind the poem and it's words. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 54,880 Points Gajanan Mishra (2/12/2013 6:22:00 AM)

    Never boast in your strength. good views.
    I invite you to read my poems and comment. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, February 12, 2013

Poem Edited: Tuesday, February 12, 2013

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