Ngwa Louis

Rookie (17-01-1986 / Mankon Bamenda Cameroon)

Purpose - Poem by Ngwa Louis

If the necessity of life's' call is same
Why does it keep rolling like a ball game?
If I were a bird, I'll fly from one fruit tree to the other
If I were a lion, I'll dominate from one jungle to the other
If I were the wind, I'll whirl over the oceans
Carrying moisture to tropics and deserts

We cry because we die, we do not die because we cry
Yet with a lost purpose, there is need to cry for being born
As in a fulfilled purpose, the face glows with a smile
Even when we die
As we thank and bless the very day we were born
God's image I am, meant to be dominant over all

Like man, so is the wind
Blowing and whirling constructively with purpose
Bringing smiles to dry faces and life to withered nature
Without purpose do we blow and whirl destructively
With a non personal agony…..

The more benches I sit on
the more challenges I stumble on
On a learning curve, of formal education
Trying to perfect an already justified purpose
Still must look in the inside
For my purpose lies within! !


Comments about Purpose by Ngwa Louis

  • Kelvin Owusu (12/21/2013 11:16:00 PM)


    a great piece, i believe it speaks volumes well done (Report) Reply

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  • Shanice Rodriguez (8/9/2012 1:34:00 PM)


    Nice poem, you put alot of good facts in it, i like it. keep it up (Report) Reply

  • Sivashanmugam Shanmugam (8/9/2012 7:13:00 AM)


    Apothegm poem clutches with the generations, means all creeds and colors. The rhythmical lines were added in the poem would be more attractiveness and competitive one. (Report) Reply

  • Ramesh Rai (8/8/2012 7:54:00 AM)


    my frnd., you are a doctor and u can realise the pain and feelings of your patient well and as being a poet u may realise the nature too. So it is an xlent creation. u have completed the deficiency in my poem, ïf I were. ur this poetic talent will be of great help in your profession too. keep it up. never think if any one is reading ur poem or not. (Report) Reply

  • Kelvin Owusu (8/8/2012 7:12:00 AM)


    i like this, has a real good message, good work (Report) Reply

  • Deepak Manchanda (8/7/2012 10:55:00 PM)


    Purpose...a powerful thought for a poem. (Report) Reply

  • James T. Abel Adesitimi (8/7/2012 9:33:00 PM)


    nice poem. It touches my heart. Keep it up. (Report) Reply

  • (8/7/2012 7:23:00 PM)


    Good poem. Each individual has got a purpose to fulfill on this earth. It is our duty search for that purpose, and we can do that by looking deep into ourselves. Thanks. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, August 7, 2012

Poem Edited: Tuesday, October 22, 2013


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