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Education

Rating: 4.6

I wake up everyday
Before the alarm clock
Jolts everybody awake
Ahead of the roosters
Before they start to crow.

I stay at night
Until everyone is asleep
Drink coffee or coke
Just to stay awake
Pinch any part of my body
When I get drowsy.

I am a night owl and lark
Because of you
To imbibe you
Commit to memory
Every details of you.

My grandfather bequeathed me
A plan
A considerable sum
To be embarked in you.

What it yields
It does not shine like gold
It cannot be valued like silver
It cannot earn interest
Nor double your wealth.

Robbers cannot forcibly take it
Away from me
Forces of nature could never destroy
For it has been embedded in me
Only for me.

It is a timeless endeavor
That will take me to heights
A treasure
Unlike any other
That prepares me
For life ahead.


Copyright 2017, Rose Marie Juan-Austin, All Rights Reserved

Thursday, November 2, 2017
Commit Poems: 103 / 500
Topic(s) of this poem: education
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COMMENTS OF THE POEM
Edward Kofi Louis 10 January 2018

It is a timeless endeavor! Thanks for sharing this poem with us.

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Rose Marie Juan-austin 11 January 2018

Such a great comment, Edward. Thank you.

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Bernard F. Asuncion 02 November 2017

Such an excellent write, Rose Marie....10+++++++

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Rose Marie Juan-austin 02 November 2017

Thank you, Bernard.Your comments always impel the mind to draw ideas.

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Stephen Katona 02 November 2017

Education is indeed a treasure we should all value dearly. Learning may sometimes be painful but it leads to true wealth. Your grandfather was very wise. Thank you for sharing this lovely poem.

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James G Brennan. 14 May 2020

A lovely poem on the value of life.

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Dr Dillip K Swain 26 December 2019

This is a brilliant poem. My pleasure reading it repeatedly! I wish you and your beloved family happy, prosperous and a sweet new year 2020.

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Akhtar Jawad 03 May 2019

It is a timeless endeavor That will take me to heights A treasure Unlike any other That prepares me For life ahead..........Very true.

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Shanaya singhaniya 27 February 2019

It is a really a good poem. Thank you Poem hunter for hunting such a great and nice poem Thank you,

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Dr Dillip K Swain 17 October 2018

It is a timeless endeavor That will take me to heights A treasure Unlike any other That prepares me For life ahead.........Your ambition to achieve your goal nicely articulated! A great write.

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