Mulatwa Mosisa


There Is Time - Poem by Mulatwa Mosisa

I had been waiting yesterday
For a dream to come true
To see in the real life
Something out of the blue
I had strong faith
To see what I wait for
But, nothing was happening
And the day turned a bore.

How come, things went wrong
While I’m full of faith?
I was very eager
To fill the air with praise.
I sit and complained
Can’t his eyes see my faith?
“Where is my God today? ”
I supposed to be helped
Because He has a way.

To find the answer
I sit and search the book

Solomon says to me
That is how my God work:
There is a time
For everything under the sun
A time for darkness
And time for sunshine.

If there’s appointed time
On earth for everything
Why should I rush myself
To grab some useless thing?
If I have some patience
And wait for few moments
I can see miracles
That can change many lives.

Yesterday I was sad
But now I’m consoled
I know there is a time
For everything I need
My God will provide
What will be good for me
When I’m rejoicing
And cries my enemy.

A time for loneliness
Replaced by being couple
A time of sorrow
Crushed by sweet smile
A time of hopelessness
Destroyed by brighter hope
People come together
Bind up with a love rope.

Thinking God forsaken me
I cried yesterday
He taught me a lesson
And wipes my tears away
It was foolish of me
Not knowing the time
Wasted my energy
And longed for which is not mine.

Topic(s) of this poem: time

Form: Free Verse


Comments about There Is Time by Mulatwa Mosisa

  • Mulatwa Mosisa (10/6/2015 1:12:00 PM)


    There's a time for everything. This poem can remind us about this verse. (Report) Reply

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  • Chinedu Dike (9/23/2015 6:47:00 AM)


    A well articulated piece of poetry, nicely penned with spiritual insight. FAITH KEEPS THOSE THAT KEEP THE FAITH - Mother Teresa. Thanks for sharing Mulatwa and do remain blessed. (Report) Reply

    Mulatwa Mosisa Mulatwa Mosisa (10/20/2015 12:48:00 PM)

    Chendu, Thank you for your beautiful comment. I read your poem which you wrote about Mandella, that's such a fantastic piece of art that glorified Madiba.

  • Alem Hailu G/kristos (9/18/2015 10:58:00 AM)


    Mulatu I am proud of you, for you will play an ambassadorial role with your sweet sounding poems conveying key messages.Keep on writing and responding and commenting. (Report) Reply

    Mulatwa Mosisa Mulatwa Mosisa (10/6/2015 1:13:00 PM)

    Thank you so much Ato Alem.

    Mulatwa Mosisa Mulatwa Mosisa (10/6/2015 1:10:00 PM)

    Thank you so much, Ato Alem.

    Mulatwa Mosisa Mulatwa Mosisa (10/6/2015 1:09:00 PM)

    thank you Ato Alem.

  • Kelly Kurt (9/14/2015 6:26:00 PM)


    A wonderful poem, Mulatwa (Report) Reply

    Mulatwa Mosisa Mulatwa Mosisa (9/14/2015 11:05:00 PM)

    Thank you Kurt

  • Kumarmani Mahakul (9/14/2015 2:44:00 PM)


    Yes definitely yesterdays' dream will come true today and we shall get God soon near us in memory. God will provide happiness for us. Solomon says there is time for us. Very wise, interesting and Biblical poem shared....10 (Report) Reply

    Mulatwa Mosisa Mulatwa Mosisa (9/14/2015 11:06:00 PM)

    I'm glad you read it, and thank you for the comment.

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Poem Submitted: Monday, September 14, 2015



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