Abednego Oghenechovwiere Omashone

Rookie - 138 Points (13/03/1989 / Igun, in Ethiope East L.G.A. of Delta State, Nigeria)

Poor, But Peace I Get. - Poem by Abednego Oghenechovwiere Omashone

How will I be when I’ve become rich?
How will it be when poor me become rich?
How will I, with people relate
When I, wealth have accumulate’?

I’m poor, but I live with the rich;
Poor I am, but I know I’ll be rich.
I yearn to like my counterparts
But they never wanted to thread my paths.

I am poor but peace I get;
Rich they are, but worries they get.
In my lowly estate, I feel safe;
I guard them yet they feel unsafe.

In their merriment, minstrels for them do sing;
Oh most wonderful as they well
From my heart, I do sing, expressing myself;
While others expressions make do for them.

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, June 2, 2011

Poem Edited: Thursday, June 2, 2011

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