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Chances

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Chances


Chances.

We got the chance

In the arena of life's dance

Tis time to use it

Tap our feet

 

Each had his own

All have their own

To try and shine

To do the best

And be ahead of the rest

 

We have chances ,

To prove our worth,

In the arena of bloody bed linen

Of wails and heart-rending cries

Of people in need of rest

 

We have a chance ,

To salvage the situation,

To bring hope to the population,

Life to the dead,

And joy to the sad

 

We have the chance while we live,

For what we ought to give ,

Is our full share of devotion,

To what we do best

 

Chances never come in vain,

Nor to one parking in the lane,

Let our chances kill the pain,

Like showers of morning rain.

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  1. Date: 6/25/2012 9:26:00 AM
    Hi Okoth, Wonderful Poem! Hey, if you realy liked my poem. Please check out my debut book of poetry at my website:almneyking.com I recently became a publidhed author at the age of 16 Yeaaa!

  1. Date: 6/19/2012 8:02:00 AM
    Hi Mr. Okoth, I am a school teacher in the bronx. my students chose your poem "Chances" to recite at their cultural assembly. This year we highlighted Kenya. Thank for your contribution to our celebration. Ms. Soriano