Obinna Nwerem

Rookie - 0 Points (08/27/1985 / Nigeria)

In Darkness I Lay In Thoughts - Poem by Obinna Nwerem

In darkness I lay in thoughts

Tired of the hard living

Deep in thoughts I seek another

Another life in which time waits

But I am woken by death

I wonder why my life is not as others

Happiness surrounded by sorrows

Why can't I see like others saw

Wait - so I stand - but how long

Till tomorrow turns yesterday

The life I want today, some will find tomorrow

In pursuit of happiness, none found but sorrow

Scared I am not of that which is death

For I have died once as a boy

Now I hope to live as a man

And never to die a poor mans death

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, September 29, 2012

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