Joshua Crumpton

Rookie (9-27-86 / Georgia)

Never Surrender - Poem by Joshua Crumpton

I'll never surrender, forever fighting til the end. Life often buries my face in the dirt, yet I stand to my feet and try again.

At times the world is cold and harsh, things never seem to go the right way.
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(April 24,2012)

Comments about Never Surrender by Joshua Crumpton

  • Gold Star - 36,621 Points * Sunprincess * (8/29/2014 7:29:00 PM)

    .............never give up....never surrender....this is what life is all about....this positive message is very nicely penned.... (Report) Reply

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  • Gold Star - 5,737 Points Patricia Grantham (8/29/2014 7:10:00 PM)

    A very positive and a truly inspiring write. It lifts
    the spirits and makes the mind soar. Don't ever
    give up. That is the ultimate goal in life. Loved this write Joshua. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 5,843 Points Lorraine Margueritte Gasrel Black (8/29/2014 4:42:00 PM)

    Life is a constant struggle but a true survivor never gives up on their goals..good poem..thanks.. (Report) Reply

  • Silver Star - 3,219 Points Babatunde Aremu (8/29/2014 8:12:00 AM)

    No retreat, no surrender. A positive mental attitude. That's great! (Report) Reply

  • Silver Star - 3,647 Points Jasbir Chatterjee (8/29/2014 3:57:00 AM)

    I wish you all the best, Joshua! Positive thinking always does wonders...Good poem! (Report) Reply

  • Bronze Star - 2,825 Points Anthony Di''anno (8/29/2014 3:12:00 AM)

    Well said. Keep on keeping on. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 50,309 Points Akhtar Jawad (8/29/2014 12:49:00 AM)

    Congrats. The poem deserved the honor it got. Your firm determination not to surrender and fight is an inspiration for others and a message that will remain in the book of poems for ever. (Report) Reply

  • Silver Star - 3,384 Points Cynthia Buhain-baello (8/29/2013 6:07:00 AM)

    Very inspiring and assertive write, a strong stand and firm conviction. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 8,451 Points Neela Nath Das (9/17/2012 3:19:00 AM)

    Marvelous poem.Love is the driving force which makes us stronger to win the struggle of life. (Report) Reply

  • Bronze Star - 2,440 Points Sallam Yassin (9/11/2012 11:56:00 AM)

    go ahaed with love god bless u. i'm sure with ur love and faith N THIS TALENT U ARE ALWAYS WINNER NO MATTER WHAT....... (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 33 Points Mark Dillon (8/30/2012 7:26:00 AM)

    A great capture of the love of a father for his children and great write.his courage to stand tall against adversity and all that drops us on our arse on a regular basis. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 11,986 Points Savita Tyagi (8/29/2012 4:01:00 PM)

    Beautiful write. Life is struggle but you have love's strength by your side. Stand by that love. Love your optimism. (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 1,414 Points Leslie Philibert (8/29/2012 4:14:00 AM)

    I think this is a good poem, that has rightly become good reviews. Just one small point, , the couplet structure
    is not always constant (4,6 and 7 stanzas) which breaks up the tempo, but all in all very good work! (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 7,730 Points Veeraiyah Subbulakshmi (8/29/2012 3:21:00 AM)

    when we surrender our life to sacrifice for the welfare of the family, in particular for the children, we do not have to surrender for any other evils. JC, though sad and in certain lines too much of unnecessary visuals, still inspirational to thousands of hearts who need to be inspired. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Tony Walton (8/29/2012 1:40:00 AM)

    Actually, Nilangshu, 'to strive, to seek...' etc. is St Ignatius Loyala, not Homer. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 8,451 Points Neela Nath Das (8/12/2012 10:59:00 AM)

    wow! It sounds like Ulysses --to strive, to seek, to find and not to yield.A poem on strong optimism.Loved it. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 441 Points Dr Library @ Debadarshi (8/5/2012 10:07:00 PM)

    great! ! ! ! ! ! the memories are clearly depicted, and do hope uoy continue......
    but broyher please don't conider me gifted, i am just what life have been teaching me.....
    wish you a bright future... (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 4 Points Darkangel Flyfree (8/5/2012 6:44:00 PM)

    Very good poem! Never give up, never surrender, you have something to live for and eventually things will get better. Love your poem! ! ! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 72 Points Sherry Painter (8/5/2012 2:42:00 PM)

    This is a poem about presaverence, and I loved every lie that has been written. With these, I'm assumeing, real life cases, it makes pomes worth takeing the time to have been read :) ..... Let me just say, if I had more than 2 thumbs I'd have them up as well as the 2 :) . (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 0 Points Kasia Fedyk (8/5/2012 9:36:00 AM)

    Joshua, this is an amazing poem, I feel the pure emotion in every letter, with so much truth ringing through. The light you have within is so strong and it will never fail you in all that you do in your life, I can feel your strength, believe, faith and hope poring out. That is so right past is past all we have is now this moment and its precious, it is up to us to make it, with every beat of our heart filled with love. Joshua, Beautiful! ! God Bless Love and Light (Report) Reply

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