Young man sitting on the fence
Wondering if this makes any sense!
Football player, sometime troublemaker
One of the schools best orators
Went up to bat and bowl and field,
Decided that to no one you will yield!
Don man, face man, the girls they pet,
The one whose attention no one could ever get.
Yet they said you were too proper
So you broke the mold
Ambitious and bold
From Math and Chemistry wiz
To big on the Schools Challenge Quiz!
You had the will,
You marched to the drill
Of the beating drum
But no one could come
Close to your back
Because you proudly led the pack
You rose to the top
And refused to drop
Your grades to suit the rest
Because they refused to be the best
World class musician
Trade Union Leader
Yet you left him standing
While you went looking
For dreams untold
None yet unfold
So open the door and let him in
The dreams you had are still within
And then you will realize that your future lies within his eyes
And then you will see that he holds the key
To guide you to your destiny!
Copyright © 2011 Easton Leiba
I wrote this to celebrate the man within us as men. That inner child is what serves to remind us what direction we ought to be taking with our lives as adults. Remember: "Life's not as bad as it may seem, if you open you're eyes to what's in front of you."
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