Poem

Another Tack

Another Tack (note: a definition of a “tack” is at the bottom. Also, take the time to read this because it’s great.) When you suspect you’re going wrong, Or lack the strength to move along With placid poise among your peers, Because of haunting doubts or fears: It’s time for you to shift your pack, […]

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Two Temples

A builder builded a temple, He wrought it with grace and skill; Pillars and groins and arches All fashioned to work his will. Men said, as they saw its beauty, “It shall never know decay; Great is thy skill, O builder! Thy fame shall endure for aye.” A mother builded a temple With loving and […]

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Life’s Purpose You Will Win

It’s the steady, constant driving To the goal for which you’re striving, Not the speed with which you travel That will make the victory sure. It’s the everlasting gaining, Without whimper or complaining At the burdens you are bearing, Or the woes you must endure. It’s the holding to a purpose And the never giving […]

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It Couldn’t Be Done

It Couldn’t Be Done Somebody said that it couldn’t be done,But he with a chuckle repliedThat “maybe it couldn’t,” but he would be oneWho wouldn’t say so till he’d tried. So he buckled right in with the trace of a grinOn his face.  If he worried he hid it.He started to sing as he tackled […]

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