Ibrahim Oba

Rookie - 67 Points (Ilorin, Nigeria)

Poor Or Rich - Poem by Ibrahim Oba

For how many decades will the poor keep waiting?
For how many decades will the rich keep spending?
Years of many suffering
Years of many struggling
Thy lord keep watching you
And you have offended your lord not

Life could not be thesame
Our ways are not thesame
The world is not equal at all
For this reason is what we should ask our lord

This is what pains me alot
Though for this reason and findings
In hereafter yours and our lord bring this to our knowing
For unto him is everytidding

Comments about Poor Or Rich by Ibrahim Oba

  • (5/25/2013 5:21:00 PM)

    Yes, your juxtapsing of poor and rich is very touching. Your extending out to your Lord is a good lesson
    to everyone who read this. Keep writing and develop more such themes as you go along.
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  • Unwritten Soul (5/24/2013 11:18:00 AM)

    Oh poor dont lament on your destiny, fertile your trial to break your tradition... nothing can change if we never try to change...even its hard dont make a reason but be strong take it as a challenge_Soul (Report) Reply

  • Poetheart Morgan (2/18/2013 8:08:00 AM)

    And welcome to PH Poet! Great pleasure! (Report) Reply

  • Poetheart Morgan (2/18/2013 7:57:00 AM)

    The rich say that the world is uneven. Good for them. They do not understand that we are all connected. The life of one is a link with the other. And if you explore, kill, distributes misery, tests drugs in people, steals, foments war on an entire continent. Oh! What will be left for them?
    One day there will be more who will explore and they will turn against themselves. In a shorty words l is what I think.
    We have to be poor, miserable
    , for they are rich? No! There's something very wrong there! We must not be equal, but we all have the right to dignity.
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Poem Submitted: Sunday, December 11, 2011

Poem Edited: Friday, May 24, 2013

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