David Ration Lekoba

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If I Were You - Poem by David Ration Lekoba

If I were you I would be prouder than death
To know my place before hand, a gain
Why wouldn’t I use my name again and again
To gain the treasures of this world?
After all this world is your home

If I were you I would be prouder than death
To know someone my battles fights.
While everyone’s jealousy calls it corrupt
If I were you I would bet with life to never die
After all this world is your home

But I am not you so I toil and sweat
I am not you so my battles I face to lose.
I walk a lesser man to the eye
To gain what the eye has never seen
After all this world is your home-not mine

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  • Jacqui BroadJacqui Broad (11/15/2011 9:29:00 AM)

    What a great poem, David! The world we live in is what we make of it. I think you are trying to say how you would change it, but that you alone don't have that power... (Report)Reply

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  • Asif AndalibAsif Andalib (10/10/2011 8:14:00 AM)

    You dream of a better world but the reality is cruel. God can change it but we only can do it if He wants. Nice poem. Thanks for sharing. (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, October 4, 2011

Poem Edited: Wednesday, October 5, 2011


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