Thursday, July 9, 2009

IN JUST A DAY

My heart pounded so much I felt it would burst.
My ears flip flapping like my cats' in anticipation.
I lost all concentrations, in just a day for a news
I thought would come.
Good or bad I needed so anxiously to hear.
I waited from dawn to but it did not come.

In just a day, I waited so much to hear my phone ring,
it did ring many times too many but not from the caller
I so much awaited.

A lot could change in a day,
a lot could be lost or gain in a day,
But finally I was relieved, when the news came.
It was good in did and now I know where I stand.

I was inspired to write this poem after waiting impatiently all day yesterday for a news regarding the Peace and Security fellowship for African Women that I was short listed for.
I wanted to know if I made it to the last stage of the interview that will be conducted in Kenya.
I waited all day but the news came and I did make it! I will have to cut short my Chicago trip for Nairobi. I will give you all the details later. Wish me luck!

10 comments:

Funms-the rebirth said...

wow, congrats! i feel so proud to be ur blog reader..... Keep shinning!!!

Adaeze said...

Am I proud of you or what!

Go girl! You know you have so many supporters who got your back.

LG said...

congrats swerri, hope u go allow Mol/Sco/Gar/Star to stay with me till u return (????)

Zena said...

Good-Luck Standtall

I'm so proud of you!!!!

Now this is exactly what we talked about,

darkelcee said...

heee, congrats

Hope it ends well

Afronuts said...

Congrats!

Keep representing. You're a pride of ur generation.
(Thank God I knew u b4 u started blogging, lol!)

Make sure u snap photos whne u go o!
Cuz I know Kenya has some lovely african scenery

blazer said...

WELLDONE STANDS,ALWAYS KNW U ARE DDESTINED FOR GREATNESS!CONGRATES AND DONT U STOP

Olufunke said...

Congrats dear
Wishing you all the best!
We'll be expecting you to share the good news here again!

Wetin you go bring come from Kenya for us?

Artsville said...

You are doing us proud. Carry go!

StandTall-The Activist said...

Awww thank you all. We shall all keep advancing in our various life endeavour by God's grace.

@ LG: no way! So, my cats can be given out to those Ilaje pple you always speak of.

@ Afronut: my padi for life. I will take pictures. yes, I will try.

My Passion, my focus, the change that I want to see in the world - is my propellent factor.

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