Treasure Island

John Onyeme

(26 December,1990 / Delta State)

Anger


Your voice is too loud
Always try to be calm
Try to work things out
Without fight or qualm

Always tame your anger
You're not an animal
Whose anger is danger
And end up so abysmal

Anger in the morning
Isn't a good sign of the day
Anger in the evening
Will ruin good sleep, I say

Anger will sour the blood
Squeezing its happy flow
Wash away peace like flood
The head; so sick and low!

To be angry isn't a crime
But the result is impious
Losing God's blessing all the time
And end up gladless, yet vicious

Maintain your good health
Your anger mustn's drive you
Self control is part of wealth,
Despite what ever you pass true

Submitted: Monday, November 12, 2012
Edited: Tuesday, November 13, 2012

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

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 (Anger by John Onyeme )

Enter the verification code :

  • Femi Oloidi (11/14/2012 1:05:00 AM)

    John u are d badest shapest guy, can u dig it. Dis poem is dope, I went throught it 4 times. So yummy! God bless u 4 dis work of urs!
    Kingfemi (Report) Reply

Read all 3 comments »

Top Poems

  1. Phenomenal Woman
    Maya Angelou
  2. The Road Not Taken
    Robert Frost
  3. If You Forget Me
    Pablo Neruda
  4. Still I Rise
    Maya Angelou
  5. Dreams
    Langston Hughes
  6. Annabel Lee
    Edgar Allan Poe
  7. If
    Rudyard Kipling
  8. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening
    Robert Frost
  9. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings
    Maya Angelou
  10. Invictus
    William Ernest Henley

PoemHunter.com Updates

New Poems

  1. Hard Times for Horses, Janet Armstrong
  2. Pappou Elias' Poem, Elia Michael
  3. Dispirited Humanity, Aftab Alam
  4. A nonentity's. Life, Nalini Chaturvedi
  5. Girl, We Both Suffer, Ronell Warren Alman
  6. But you are abandoning me, gajanan mishra
  7. I am going to meet an end, gajanan mishra
  8. Maple Tree, Kyle Schlicher
  9. In the clouds, DEEPAK KUMAR PATTANAYAK
  10. Missing You Now, Nida Sofi

Poem of the Day

poet Robert Frost

Some say the world will end in fire,
Some say in ice.
From what I've tasted of desire
I hold with those who favor fire.
But if it had to perish twice,
...... Read complete »

 

Modern Poem

poet Ernest G Moll

 

Member Poem

[Hata Bildir]