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I had once heard of a child of nobody,
Who later become a renowned somebody.
Albert Einstein was once the class
But later recorded as the world

Ben Carson was once regarded as
But he later esteemed as a celebrity.
And Barrack Obama, who is now being
Was formerly scorned and humiliated.
Certainly, Life is a
matter of time.
That you look like a beggar,
Not necessarily mean you can’t be a pillar.
Even if you sometimes score zero,
Doesn’t mean you can’t be a hero.
That everything seems rough and tight,
Doesn’t mean your future is not right and bright.
At times, when you are driven to the
Just strive hard in order not to
Since success in
life is just a matter of time.
Therefore, neither
be in a haste nor in a hurry,
Even if success
depends on accuracy and capacity.
If your life experience now is disappointment,
Doesn’t connote you can’t be rewarded with
an appointment.
Even if your
endeavors bring fruitless effort,
Your consistency and
persistency can bear fruitful result.
Remember, anxiety in life can make one to
be deformed,
But through hard
work and prayer, one can easily be transformed.
Since everything is
a matter of time.
Thus, don’t succumb to any devastating
As you will soon be crowned with a
pleasant position.
Remember, there is always a long
At the end of every tunnel of
Therefore, erase
the terrible picture,
That the world
is painting on your colourful future.
Your obstacles
can turn into miracles,
And your
barriers can bring wonders.
Wait for God’s time,
things are made comfortable.
Ogedengbe Tolulope
Ogedengbe Tolulope is a native of Ilesa, Osun
State. He was born over two decades ago to the renowned extended family
of Ogedengbe Agbogungboro in Ijesa land. He is currently a student of the
prestigious Obafemi Awolowo
University        Ile-Ife
      studying       Chemical
His hobbies are pen writing and
Poet’s Note
The poem entitled “A matter of time” describing life’s success as a
matter of time. The poem depicts that no condition is permanent and when it
comes to succeeding
in life, there
are no late comers. Conclusively, no matter how the present condition, we
should not give up in life.

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