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Tuesday, April 20, 2010

Don't Quit Poem

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When things go wrong, as they sometimes will,
When the road you're trudging seems all uphill,
When the funds are low and the debts are high,
And you want to smile, but you have to sigh,
When care is pressing you down a bit,
Rest, if you must, but don't you quit.

Life is queer with its twists and turns,
As every one of us sometimes learns,
And many a failure turns about,
When he might have won had he stuck it out;
Don't give up though the pace seems slow--
You may succeed with another blow.

Often the goal is nearer than,
It seems to a faint and faltering man,
Often the struggler has given up,
When he might have captured the victor's cup,
And he learned too late when the night slipped down,
How close he was to the golden crown.

Success is failure turned inside out--
The silver tint of the clouds of doubt,
And you never can tell how close you are,
It may be near when it seems so far,
So stick to the fight when you're hardest hit--
It's when things seem worst that you must not quit.

- Author unknown

I so love this poem. It helped me go on during days that I was so tired and stressed out. A classmate shared this to me and now I'm passing this to you. May you find strength to continue and pass this poem to those who may need it. And remember you can do anything you want as long as you will not harm anyone including yourself.

"An Ye Harm None, Do What Ye Will" -- Wiccan Rede

Blessed be.

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