samuel nze

Rookie (13th October 1980 / lagos, nigeria)

Onyenachia Munachim - Poem by samuel nze

Man is lonely at birth, they say
Even when his dreams keep him company;
We all need dreams to move on,
To save ourselves from death.
Gloom is death,
Deflation concomitant with
Not knowing what to do;
A miserly scrape here and there
Brings nothing until we use our gifts;
There is buried in us
A truest calling loud and clear and sharp
That must persuade us to success;
Some were born to use their heads,
Others their hands or legs or bodies,
Each with his spirit, his destiny,
His truth;
No one better, no one worse;
We are all born to search and find,
To ask and receive,
to knock and be opened to;
I am me, you are you,
Onyenachia
Munachim.


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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, June 21, 2005

Poem Edited: Thursday, May 13, 2010


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