Alim Lamont


The Man At The Finish Line - Poem by Alim Lamont

He who bears his pain with a smile,
Who's feats to some can only be described with an opened mouth expression of awe,
Who shakes their fist with open hands and a smile,
Vanquisher of a frown,
Who trudges on forward no matter how much he's weighed down,
Never cruel, nor cowardly, never in anger nor fright, pities the dark strives for the light.
Humble, and great, mighty is he, but the man I describe isn't yet me.
Not right now, not ever,
For the race to this man will take for ever,
This race is a promise one I live by, see the race to this man is a race till I die.

Topic(s) of this poem: destiny, fate, future, hero, hope, identity, innocence, inspiration, justice, light


Comments about The Man At The Finish Line by Alim Lamont

  • (1/5/2016 4:17:00 AM)

    Bear your pain with a smile, Powerful point, great statement. (Report)Reply

    0 person liked.
    0 person did not like.
  • Kelly Kurt (12/6/2015 1:23:00 PM)

    A nice poem, Alim. Thank you (Report)Reply

    0 person liked.
    0 person did not like.
Read all 2 comments »



Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags


Poem Submitted: Sunday, December 6, 2015

Poem Edited: Sunday, February 7, 2016


Famous Poems

  1. Still I Rise
    Maya Angelou
  2. The Road Not Taken
    Robert Frost
  3. If You Forget Me
    Pablo Neruda
  4. Dreams
    Langston Hughes
  5. Annabel Lee
    Edgar Allan Poe
  6. Stopping By Woods On A Snowy Evening
    Robert Frost
  7. If
    Rudyard Kipling
  8. Do Not Stand At My Grave And Weep
    Mary Elizabeth Frye
  9. I Do Not Love You Except Because I Love You
    Pablo Neruda
  10. Television
    Roald Dahl
[Report Error]