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Ella Wheeler Wilcox

(5 November 1850 - 30 October 1919 / Johnstown Center / Rock County / Wisconsin)

"It Might Have Been"


We will be what we could be. Do not say,
"It might have been, had not this, or that, or this."
No fate can keep us from the chosen way;
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  • Lesa K (8/2/2006 7:38:00 PM)

    This poem is an encouragement to strive and perservere. It's about courage, blood, sweat, and tears; believing in one's own self and abilities. (Report) Reply

  • Howard Haughton (11/2/2004 11:53:00 AM)

    I think this is a good reminder that men can still love, as long as their partners are willing to let love grow with 'Faith'. (Report) Reply

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