nyna bankard

Rookie (3/8/1982 / Heidelberg, Germany)

Lessons in Life

Acceptance is the key for those who want change
Take a look at yourself & what you need to arrange.
Build your strengths stronger, don't focus on weakness
It's all a process that brings light to your uniqueness.
We want to succeed but at times we will fail
Don't ever give up, keep rising to prevail.
Love yourself first so that you can love back
Take heed to the heart, you mustn't attack.
Admit when you're wrong, be modest when you're right
Be ready & willing to squash any fight.
If at some point, your voice isn't heard
Take a break & take note to what has occurred.
But sometimes we need to walk away from it all
Swallow the tears & rebuild a guarded wall.
Never forget, but learn to forgive
It's just another lesson in this life that we live.
The struggle never ends, there's still more to come
Get over yourself & rejoin as one
Cause one must never turn their back on love
You gotta give all you've got when push comes to shove.

Submitted: Thursday, December 18, 2008
Listen to this poem:

Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Comments about this poem (Lessons in Life by nyna bankard )

Enter the verification code :

There is no comment submitted by members..

Trending Poets

Trending Poems

  1. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  2. If You Forget Me, Pablo Neruda
  3. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  4. Daffodils, William Wordsworth
  5. Dreams, Langston Hughes
  6. Invictus, William Ernest Henley
  7. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening, Robert Frost
  8. Do Not Stand At My Grave And Weep, Mary Elizabeth Frye
  9. The Tiger, William Blake
  10. Annabel Lee, Edgar Allan Poe

Poem of the Day

poet Sarah Flower Adams

O Love! thou makest all things even
In earth or heaven;
Finding thy way through prison-bars
Up to the stars;
Or, true to the Almighty plan,
That out of dust created man,
...... Read complete »


New Poems

  1. Shepherdess II, Edward Kofi Louis
  2. How Old Are You?, Edward Kofi Louis
  3. If We Don't Meet Upon The Morrow, Kute Makerz
  4. Radha, Radha, Radha, You Are My Life & .., Bijay Kant Dubey
  5. Our Angels, vanessa hughes
  6. Solicitation, Ifthekar Ifthi
  7. The Redoubt, Noah Body
  8. For Madhavi, Bernedita Rosinha Pinto
  9. I Am She, Edward Kofi Louis
  10. On the Christmas Eve, nimal dunuhinga
[Hata Bildir]