J.Lakie Kollie,Jr.


Don't be afraid to fail


Don’t be afraid to fail
Though at times like a snail
You barely make it at the line's tail

The first time you tried
To walk
you failed
The first time you tried
To talk,
You failed
Even the first time you tried
To stand,
you failed
Don’t be afraid to fail.

Everyone who became great
Had their own times they failed
The athleth who became great
Had the first time that he failed
The team that became great
Had the first time they failed
The professionals who became great
Had their first tiome that they failed.
The road model who became great
Had their first time that they failed

Remember the first time you tried
To swim, you almost got drown
Remember the first time you tried
A thing, the stress made you frown
Now there you are like a clown
Standing with a frown
And allowing you chances to drown

For when you think you are about to fail
Wake up! and know you are not to fail
Remimber that all the time that you failed
You only learned to do it right
The next time you went at it.
Don’t be afriad to fail
Be afriad of all the chances
That you miss
When you don’t we even try!

Submitted: Saturday, May 16, 2009

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  • Fiona Davidson (5/28/2009 5:24:00 PM)

    If we never fail then we would never learn by our mistakes would we? ...exceptional write...10+++ (Report) Reply

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