Goal to Forego


Like a running thought streaming
Is the output of the computer beaming
Such were the options explored
To keep, or execute or left annulled
Yet the explosion of a thousand works
Bereft for a man in confused state.

Who ever thought he’d be late
To feel amazed for the success gained
His dreams enticed him though not awake;
Laziness he said won’t make him quake.
Alas he comes to know about his fate,
He must work or never seek to eat.

For the choice to earn some good rewards,
Will seem to woo his every work;
Whom tried and fought with his blood
The benefits of all his labour won;
For though it’s cut short by some negligence
His ignorance won’t stand to owe him a chance.

But more soon he realizes he’s not alone,
With a wife who nags and with his fifth child.
The eldest keeps crying to return to school,
Worried that her mates would graduate now.
There’s no fees to redeem her,
Nor his job earn him an allowance to save her.

Or is it about his troublesome triplets
Who seek to provoke every neigbour;
Dreadful at school and bullies to their mates
They take so much after their father;
With a girl among them to taunt a grown male,
And the boys like a movie that attack and bail.

Yet again he’s torn to ponder
A better job than his previous ones.
If it had come long before he was sacked at his first job because of his triplets lost the keys of the department to the building.

History best preserved it as he was granted a loan a week before as his department and the lost day was a contract that was yet to materialize.
The children fooled the neighbor’s son as it was the key to his boarding locker.
Whilst the poor chap left it with his mate,
Sad father of five spent five days in the cell for such a mistake.
With three months of liquor to erase it all.

To be continued.

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About Young Tony

Anthony or Uniquely Mustered is an ambivalent person born to the Family of Mr. and (Late) Mrs. M.N. Onyeador. He hails from Abia State and a Graduate of Psychology. He is a detribalized person, witty and sometimes quiet. Most times he's so weird that he is hardly predicted by those around him and to himself. Tony is a Multitasking person who can engage in two or more things he loves doing of which can be Reading, Listening to Music and Movies, Interacting, Writing etc. Uniquely Mustered is a blog about various perspectives of ideas subcategorized into: Articles, Literature( comprising of Poems, Novels, Media) and Faith Related Issues(broadly on Religious Matters most dominantly Catholic).

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