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A letter to my godfather

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A letter to my godfather

I return my ungratefulness
for all your help and tenderness
that dwarf my potentials from incipient
and i here boast my lament

for you are the pilot of my lameness
a gift and a hope of darkness
the weather is now inclement
for my tall horns of incompetent

for all my walls are build with weakness
i should have known the gladness
of hard work, spend and be spent
but i trust in fig men for a tent

this is your legacy of unfruitfulness
for me to succeed after your likeness
but i reject you today and resillent
because in real world your name has no 

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  1. Date: 12/13/2011 9:37:00 AM
    How sad, such a feeling of loss; what started so brightly turned to disappointment.

  1. Date: 9/19/2011 5:44:00 PM
    Another great write from you Mathias Yakubu..... enjoy reading your poems....keep em coming...smiles...chiquita