ChiCyn Ndulaka


I'Ll Survive - Poem by ChiCyn Ndulaka

You can gossip about me anywhere,
yet which are all lies.
Have me work hard labour that day and night,
like there's no tomorrow,
but yeah, I'll survive.

Do I hurt you?
Have you seen anyone like me?
Could it be….
the way I handle myself,
the way I walk with dignity and pride,
but yeah,
believe me, I'll survive.

You may treat me like dirt,
not worthy enough to spat on,
like garbage,
but still, I'll survive.

Do I make you feel guilty?

Have you felt sympathy for me?
Is it because,
I talk like I'm the winner,
leader,
hard worker,
can speak every language there is,
and a doctor with a PhD.
Yeah,
That's me.
Who are you?
Well, nothing like me,
but still, I'll survive.

I may not look like,
or be it,
but in a way,
I'm a millionaire.
With a heart so pure,
that you desire,
the leader of the people,
some like me,
with the wings,
that will soar high,
but still, I'll survive.

You may think you have it all,
but you don't.
You may look like you do,
act like one,
but you never will be.

Do I make you fear me?
Are you jealous of me?
Is it because,
some people are,
an succeeding group of people,
the ones that help open the eyes,
of most blind bystanders,
leaders and achievers of freedom,
speech,
and civil rights.
Now you get that most people,
are different,
and from others.
Yeah.
That's us.


Comments about I'Ll Survive by ChiCyn Ndulaka

  • (12/12/2011 7:26:00 AM)

    Wow! ...im speechless..this is great stuff, what a poem? i like the emphasy in that line 'i'll survive'...brilliant write here my fellow poet...may i invite you to check out mine tittled 'i am me'. (Report)Reply

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  • (6/15/2011 7:49:00 PM)

    You have a good build up, very good feelings and experiences mixed into the poem, I really like it. I’d like to see more. (Report)Reply

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  • (6/15/2011 7:48:00 PM)

    You have a good build up, very good feelings and experiences mixed into the poem, I really like it. I’d like to see more. (Report)Reply

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  • (6/15/2011 7:44:00 PM)

    I love the build up, the pain and suffering and then how you seem to get over it and exceed even though you were left in the dirt, very well and good. I really like it, a feeling just about everyone has, or at least i have...... :) (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Poem Edited: Tuesday, April 3, 2012


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