Chris Jibero

(Ugbawka)

All for Your Good


Your true friends will you not know
Until you have died a little
And are mercifully resurrected
So, to weigh your hangers-on
On the fair scale of loyalty,
Ask for the godly favour of a temporal demise
So that you won't be as one
Of the several overpriced players
In the premiership league of life
Who are daily misled
By the elaborate fanfare of fake affection
That accompanies many a success
Who are mostly abandoned
When their tides of fortune turn low
And the waves of living become malevolent
Making them desolate
I pray, therefore, that you die a little
And resurrect thereafter
Becoming wiser for your own good.

(c) Chris Jibero.

Submitted: Saturday, September 21, 2013
Edited: Monday, September 23, 2013

Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

What do you think this poem is about?



Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Comments about this poem (All for Your Good by Chris Jibero )

Enter the verification code :

There is no comment submitted by members..

PoemHunter.com Updates

Poem of the Day

poet Robert William Service

Just Home and Love! the words are small
Four little letters unto each;
And yet you will not find in all
The wide and gracious range of speech
Two more so tenderly complete:
...... Read complete »

 

Modern Poem

poet Paul Muldoon

 

Trending Poems

  1. Phenomenal Woman, Maya Angelou
  2. Annabel Lee, Edgar Allan Poe
  3. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  4. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  5. Daffodils, William Wordsworth
  6. No Man Is An Island, John Donne
  7. Home And Love, Robert William Service
  8. Alone, Maya Angelou
  9. Fire and Ice, Robert Frost
  10. Dreams, Langston Hughes

Trending Poets

[Hata Bildir]