Efe Benjamin

Rookie - 79 Points (Nov.19,1985 / Delta State, NIGERIA)

' My Story Poem by Efe Benjamin


I was born in a year
Of a great depression,
.
My parents were born here
A life made of deprivation,
.
Dave, gave me my name;
By instructions of my mother
.
My mother told me all about
My runaway father,
.
My mother did her best
To bring me up better,
.
My mother told me
I would be a leader
- a speaker
- a fighter,
.
I left my mother' s home
To search for survival,
.
Sam said I have become
A great photographer,
.
I have a craving for the arts
And poems that don't rhyme.

Submitted: Tuesday, August 17, 2010
Edited: Friday, June 20, 2014

Topic of this poem: Life


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