Marcus Mosiah Garvey


Man's Ambition - Poem by Marcus Mosiah Garvey

I dig my grave and lie in it,
And as I dig, I show to men
The tombstone that shall o'er me sit,
As I repose within my den.

A common grave be then my lot,
My deeds were of no lasting good,
And I shall lie and only rot,
Remembered not by neighbourhood.

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, September 14, 2010

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