I want to be


I wanted to be the richest person who ever lived
So, at an early age, I moved with the rich
Climbed the social ladder aggressively
But alas, the struggle was still within
Leaving behind untold misery

I wanted to be the most famous musician on earth
So I went for numerous musical concerts
Played so much instruments on sats
Drowning away the sorrow on this side
Of the dark world full of tides

I wanted to be the most beautiful girl in the world
So I learnt so many captivating words
Joined the bandwagon of famous tours
Dressed scantily for that attention of yours
Till I lost myself in the ocean of whores

Then one day, I met the crucified one
He taught me so many things of fun
Halted all my endless and tiring runs
And now I know what I want to become
I want to be more like His begotten son.

Ajegbomogun Olufunke
©2021

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