Treasure Island

Julius Babarinsa


Writing About - Hope


Every human being living on this earth hope for something
Poor people hope that one day money will come their way
The rich folks hope to multiply their assets before long
Several men hope for a wife who is as caring as their mother
Many women hope for husbands who is as loving as their father
Children always hope for parents who will give them everything

Bankers hope that everybody will pay their mortgages in time
Thieves and robbers hope the police should stop harassing them
While the police hope that every person will be law-abiding
Priests and clerics hope that everyone will live a sacred life
Experienced nurses hope the doctors will treat them with respect
Medical doctors hope their patients will recuperate faster

Careful drivers hope that other drivers will drive like them
Teachers hope all students will do their home-work regularly
While the students hope the teachers will give them easy exams
The colleges hope that all students will pay their tuition promptly
Farmers always hope for good and abundant harvest
Lawyers hope more and more people will need their services

Fishermen hope that more and more fishes run into their nets
School-girls always hope for rich and generous boy-friends
All politicians hope to get elected and re-elected
Employers hope their workers will volunteer for overtime
Every architect always hope to design the best building in town
Builders hope to showcase the tallest building as their own work

The mechanics always hope more people will buy used-vehicles
What are your personal hopes on this earth?
What are your hopes for your family?
What are your hopes for your country?
The day we humans stop hoping on this earth
Will be the day we cease to be members of this beautiful planet
Please remember to stay happy and cheerful

Submitted: Sunday, May 21, 2006

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  • nobody anonymous (8/27/2007 3:53:00 AM)

    Hi there

    The poem is so true. Every man and women hopes for something. Though those who refuse to see the beauty of the nature of hope claims that humans are just never satisfied, I strongly believe that hope is a very powerful driving force that keeps us going. Well observed indeed! Though not all college students long for a more generous boyfriend (I long for one that cares for me instead; -)) (Report) Reply

  • Ina Gabrielsen (6/19/2006 3:33:00 PM)

    hi!
    your poem was beautyful. I read it right now, and I think it was inspirational.
    if my english isn't very proper it may be because I am from Norway and not an english expert. anyway, the poem was wonderful! (Report) Reply

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