Read Time:43 Second [Lazy Bones]
Your mates are working
But you’re snoring
Forget not, the day of reckoning;
You shall lament
While others harvest!

Stretch not your jar to fetch,
From this valley to quench your thirst
Hide not your face; shame, on it etched
Cos you failed to give your best.

The time is ticking
Bidding farewell
Work now! The flesh is willing.
Or bite fingers for a long spell.

The sun frowns at your indolence
Get up! Why skate this ice?
Your eyes see not from its blurred lens,
That time waits for no man?

Take this advice and work while young,
Or till the soil when you’re old
Shut aside temptations to snore
And fill your jars till it overflows.

Written by: Showunmi Olawale Michael
Edited by: Kukogho Iruesiri Samson

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  1. Aboki. You are doing your bit.. But this is so amature. Please settle down like 3 days 4 a good poem with rhymes. Please

    1. Kukogho Iruesiri Samson – Abuja, Nigeria – I am a media professional with experience in multimedia journalism, book publishing, content creation, web management, public relations, media relations, social media management, and client relationship management. My interests include multi-platform content creation and management, media relations, digital and print publishing, and youth-oriented social services. I am open to middle-level positions in organizations that encourage innovation.
      Kukogho Samson says:

      I bet you did not read with your eyes Sir. Please do read again, with your eyes.

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