I've seen losers win the race,
I've seen weak ones keep the pace.
I've seen longer shots from way behind,
I've sought a voluble and a voluble was nowhere found.
I made promises, broke them all.
I made golden towers, and I watched them fall.
I made Caesar mine, I made tons of gold.
I sought my book and found my story was never told.
I pray for a stronger back.
I pray for a patient heart.
I pray for the wisdom to see
When and where to start.
May I have a quiet mouth, and a beauteous smile.
I don't pray for riches please, success can wait a while.
~ Khayelihle Bongiswa Gamedze