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#1 Hank

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Posted 26 July 2013 - 04:52 PM

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Posted 26 July 2013 - 06:43 PM

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Posted 26 July 2013 - 07:09 PM

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Sorry for that. I was just writing for its own sake and could not find how to delete a post. My favorite poem is IF by Rudyard Kipling and it has been on my mind lately.



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Posted 26 July 2013 - 09:22 PM

'IF' is also a favourite of mine. It ranks right up there with 'Desiderata' for me.
They're too long to be typing out on an iPad.

Here's another good one for us...

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 fellow 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 came 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 afar:
So stick to the fight when you're hardest hit...
It's when things seem worst that
YOU MUST NOT QUIT!