Treasure Island

Emmanuel Oduro


Do Your Very Best


In everything
At every time
At everywhere
Just do your very best.
The very best you can.

This means going that extra mile
Putting in exciting efforts with a smile
Tackling all tasks as if, at stake, is one's life
Confronting all chores with compelling commitment
That is doing the very best you can.

Doing your best is a duty
To your self it is a calling
To your family that is a passion
But more importantly,
To God that is an obligation
His ways and deeds are perfect
And He demands, of you, nothing less

Doing your best
Satisfies your conscience
Frees you from condemnation
Enables you to walk shoulder high
Gives you pride and confidence
For you have stanchly served
You have given your best

Doing your best
May not always result in success
But one thing is crystal clear
Failure-marginally of miserably,
Doing your best
Makes you a vindicated victim
Qualifying you to be acclaimed
As gracious and gallant in defeat

So in all things
Leave your footprint on the sand of time
By doing your very best.

Submitted: Wednesday, March 28, 2012
Edited: Thursday, August 02, 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 (Do Your Very Best by Emmanuel Oduro )

Enter the verification code :

There is no comment submitted by members..

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. সময়(Time), Avik Datta Gupta
  2. Lieu Time, Francie Lynch
  3. When The Heart Bleeds, Tondana Fatimah Seebaway
  4. Many Crooked Cops are Shooting and Killing, Hebert Logerie
  5. My First Love, Tondana Fatimah Seebaway
  6. To Record What Is Kept, Naveed Akram
  7. Rumour, Humphrey Bryant
  8. BLACK SHEEP, Bironga Chadwick
  9. Tomorrow, Humphrey Bryant
  10. Blackberry And Apple, Humphrey Bryant

Poem of the Day

poet William Wordsworth

I

I AM not One who much or oft delight
To season my fireside with personal talk.--
Of friends, who live within an easy walk,
Or neighbours, daily, weekly, in my sight:
...... Read complete »

   
[Hata Bildir]