Life’s a canvas it awaits your paint brush
Succumb not to awe, the ensnaring blush
It can cause your world to fall with a crush
Time is flying to oblivion in a mighty rush
Try not to drown in a lost dreams gush

Life is too short all can end in a flash
Don’t be disillusioned by the lust for cash
Stay sharp like a sword ready to slash
Be strong like a rock ready to smash
So as not to fall victim of hardships gnash

Don’t go wayward with deeds that abash
Be an entity that counts in a cosmic splash
We can forge a destiny even from ash
Fate is a whip with a lashing so harsh
Drink to your fill from wisdom’s calabash

Bernard Owor

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