Below is the poem entitled In Search Of Me which was written by poet
Akinrinade. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.
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"Nothing is found except it is hidden.
Nothing is hidden except it is a treasure."
In me is a talent waiting to be discovered;
The very gift that makes me priceless.
In me is a voice waiting to be heard,
Food for those whose mind hunger for
My little light is waiting to shine bright
Upon a world clouded with darkness and
I am on a journey in search of me
On a quest to know the essence for my
The search will never end until there's no
more hidden place.
The digging continues until the depth is
With these eyes I shall look beyond the
And with my ears listen beyond what is
Though the road is unknown yet I will
Better to die searching than to retreat
and live a lie.
My instinct and inner light shall guide me
My faith and hope shall sustain me
Until the hidden me is revealed for the
world to see
I will never give up on this search for the
Written & Authored by:
Ebenezer O. Akinrinade (CYFI Fellow)