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?
1 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 (Do Your Very Best by Emmanuel Oduro )

Enter the verification code :

There is no comment submitted by members..

PoemHunter.com Updates

New Poems

  1. Flowers, David Griebel
  2. Apple Sauce And Chicken Fried, Effie Waller Smith
  3. Generosity, Babatunde Aremu
  4. Futile Peace Troll, Aftab Alam
  5. Dragons, David Griebel
  6. After Reading the Song of Hiawatha, Effie Waller Smith
  7. Two Things, Taurai, George Pfumbi
  8. I listened, I listened, I listened, arshad arshad
  9. Preparation, Effie Waller Smith
  10. News York City, Ima Ryma

Poem of the Day

poet Charles Stuart Calverley

He stood, a worn-out City clerk —
Who'd toil'd, and seen no holiday,
For forty years from dawn to dark —
Alone beside Caermarthen Bay.
...... Read complete »

   

Trending Poems

  1. On the Pulse of Morning, Maya Angelou
  2. Daffodils, William Wordsworth
  3. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  4. You Will Forever Be In My Heart, Crystal Piatt
  5. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  6. If You Forget Me, Pablo Neruda
  7. Television, Roald Dahl
  8. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings, Maya Angelou
  9. Dreams, Langston Hughes
  10. A Dream Within A Dream, Edgar Allan Poe

Trending Poets

[Hata Bildir]