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A-Z OF GREATNESS

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A-Z OF GREATNESS

A is for Ability, to do something nice and tangible
B  is for Beauty,of the mind and soul which is sensible,

C is for Clever;seriousness  makes you brilliant
D is for Dogged;determination makes you radiant,

E is for Excellent,work harder to become clean,
F is for Famous,to be known you need to be seen,

G is for Great,a leader needs to have a sound mind,
H is for Honest,strive to be sincere which is hard to find,

I is for Interest;I love eating pineapple than wild grape,
J is for Junk;This should be avoided to keep in shape,

K is for Keen;it is good to have strong desire for success,
L is for Life,good healthy living-this you must access,

M is for Money;for this many kill and are ready to be hit,
N is for Naughty; Choose a good path and refuse to depart from it,

O is for Obedient ;Listen to the advice of elders to move forward
P is for Progress ;It is wonderful when one is going onward,

Q is for Quest; seek knowledge and truth for they are uplifting,
R is for Rest ;relaxing after a hard day is very uplifting,

S is for sorrow,when it comes,do not succumb or be swallowed,
T is for Time;it runs fast and needs to be followed,

U is for Unique ;garment of success is a nice attire to be worn,
V is for Value; you are important and of real quality like no one,

W is for Weakness,you need not be wary but very strong
X is for X-men,the world has been waiting for super-human for so long

Y is for Yummy; True greatness is delicious when consumed,
Z is for Zenith;to get to the peak,seriousness must be groomed,

No matter how tough the situation is,try to endure,
The road to greatness is a rough one for sure .


CONTEST:"Z IS FOR ZARIA:An ABC Couplet" Sponsored by Cyndi Macmillan

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  1. Date: 4/19/2013 12:14:00 PM
    This is also an excellent poem for children my dear friend Olusegun! As I've said at Cyndi's blog, all the entries are my favorites and one is yours. Thank you so much also for enjoying mine and choosing it as one of your faves also is my great honor. Again, so much thanks and have a great weekend! love lots, Leonora

  1. Date: 4/18/2013 7:16:00 PM
    Olusegun, Congratulations with your awesome poem in one of the best contest I've seen this year. It has been an honor in viewing all of Cyndi's ABC Couplet winners. I would have never pulled off this form or idea.... * xox-PD

  1. Date: 4/18/2013 3:37:00 PM
    Great winning work..Congrats on your win...Sara

  1. Date: 4/17/2013 6:01:00 PM
    Olesegun, I should have this by my elbow so I remember all I should try to attain, very well said virtue abc poem, congratulations on your win!

  1. Date: 4/16/2013 10:47:00 PM
    Such lovely principles. Many congrats for this win.

  1. Date: 3/7/2013 3:10:00 PM
    This was interesting to see how you would interpret the contest. You are a very thinking person because you used many abstracts! Good job.