Francis G. Kariuki

Rookie - 33 Points (4-8-1995 / Nyeri, Kenya)

Coming To Life - Poem by Francis G. Kariuki

From the start of conception
He knew he was a champion
Like a lion in a mission
His ambition was no fiction

Nine months he counted in the womb
In there, he paused and pondered
His yearn was to conquer
The mother could tell by the kicks

The D-Day at long last came
The world to welcome a treasure
A masterpiece - a gift from God
Specially made by the mighty hands

The world was longing and eager
To welcome this one of a kind
With trumpets and tuba in wait
Tensed faces they made to paint

his birth was right
For good was was the fate
With a tap on his butt
The cry was fitter than fit

His arrival was a bang
Dealing less with the tongue
But with deeds that defined
Defined what he had coined


Poet's Notes about The Poem

So today in the afternoon I sat down and pondered; pondered over that one day that saw us 'coming to life' and this is what I thought...

Comments about Coming To Life by Francis G. Kariuki

  • (1/5/2014 2:35:00 AM)


    Great poem. Loved it. Keep pondering and add a little curiosity to the mix. Look forward to reading
    more of your poetry. Thank you for sharing. RoseAnn
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  • Francis G Kariuki (12/17/2013 2:59:00 PM)


    One of my best! That I appprove! (Report) Reply

  • Jacob Macharia (11/14/2013 5:32:00 AM)


    Really nice...its worth reading (Report) Reply

  • (11/11/2013 11:47:00 PM)


    a masterpiece.keep it up (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Sunday, November 10, 2013

Poem Edited: Monday, November 11, 2013


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