Efe Benjamin

Rookie - 223 Points (Delta State, NIGERIA)

' My Story - Poem by Efe Benjamin

I was born in a year
Of a great depression,
My parents were born here
A life made of deprivation,
Dave, gave me my name;
By instructions of my mother
My mother told me all about
My runaway father,
My mother did her best
To bring me up better,
My mother told me
I would be a leader
- a speaker
- a fighter,
I left my mother' s home
To search for survival,
Sam said I have become
A great photographer,
I have a craving for the arts
And poems that don't rhyme.

Topic(s) of this poem: Life

Comments about ' My Story by Efe Benjamin

  • Sara Holzen (11/17/2012 12:31:00 PM)

    A really good poem; I loved the flow as each line lead into one another (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, August 17, 2010

Poem Edited: Friday, June 20, 2014

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