Get the way lxxx



Take this way and find a nice cab waiting
Let the holy ghost bring fortitude to your cause
Let your prayers be for the road not to be famished
Let your guardian angel be with you all the time

You will go and come back to help your people
You will invest your intelligence in productive tools
You will matter to all you meet because of this
It is a medal blessed by God Almighty

Let your heart be sacred and friendly to all
Let your judgement be to the right all the time
Play safe in everything you do from now on
You have a long journey ahead of you.

Give our regards to the President and his aides
Let them know that the nation is more important
Than any individual interests that may pervade
That the future is in the hands of the youth

Who may play blind to faithful ends in the start
And then need redress for a life time in regrets
May the love of God the father and the Son
And the guidance of the Holy spirit be with you forever.
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Closest metre Iambic hexameter
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Stanzas 5
Stanza Lengths 4, 4, 4, 4, 4

Tochukwu Esq

Tochukwu Callistus Ipere is a contemporary Nigerian Poet born in Enugu. Tochukwu is a native of Ideato North in Imo State, South East Nigeria. Tochukwu was educated at the University of Nigeria, Nsukka and the Chartered Institute of Administration, CIA where he qualified as an Associate, (ACIA) in Corporate Administration and Finance in 2011. He currently has four publications (all collections of poems)to his credit, The Creeping Fire Of Hope SGS,IMT Enugu ,1999, Dance Of The Golden Baby, Delta Enugu 2000, Get The Way and Dignity, Madonna University Press Enugu 2011 and Xlibris Publishing Corporation USA 2011.Tochukwu Ipere has won many awards as a poet these include: 1. The International Poet Of Merit Award 2001. 2. National Judge/Advocate of poems @ website http://www.poets.com 2005. 3. International Poetry Achievement Award 2007. 4. Editor's Choice Poetry Awards 2006,2007,2008. 5. International Who's Who Golden Poet Award 2007.6.International Poetic Ambassador to the International Society of Poets 2007.Tochukwu was an executive member of the Association of Nigerian Authors ANA Enugu State chapter from 1999 to 2003. He is active online and the founder of a Causes page called Support African Poetry. He has a Post Graduate Degree in Education PGDE with the National Teachers Institute NTI Kaduna. He is currently studying for a masters degree in Educational Administration in the National Open University of Nigeria(NOUN). He has interest in music and is a song writer. Tochukwu has up to 800 poems to his credit.[edit] References Ipere, T.C(2011) Get The Way, Enugu: Madonna University Press Profile on Lulu.poetry Ipere, T.C(1999) The Creeping Fire Of Hope, Enugu: School of General Studies, Institute of Management and Technology Ipere, T.C(2000) Dance Of The Golden Baby, Enugu: Delta Publications more…

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