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Confidence - Poem by NGALAH GWEDENG

Confidence is like the calabash
For drinking water and storing wine
And like the calabash
Confidence is refined
And fragile too 5
Not hostile but
Too timid to
Withstand a hurt.

Within the heart
Which is a balm 10
Confidence is quiet
Within the hearth
Where there is calm
Calabash aids diet
But at click to coax a doubt or clash 15
Confidence cracks just like the calabash.


Topic(s) of this poem: social comment

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, March 3, 2015

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