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If - Poem by Rudyard Kipling

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If you can keep your head when all about you
Are losing theirs and blaming it on you;
If you can trust yourself when all men doubt you,
But make allowance for their doubting too:
If you can wait and not be tired by waiting,
Or, being lied about, don't deal in lies,
Or being hated don't give way to hating,
And yet don't look too good, nor talk too wise;

If you can dream---and not make dreams your master;
If you can think---and not make thoughts your aim,
If you can meet with Triumph and Disaster
And treat those two impostors just the same:.
If you can bear to hear the truth you've spoken
Twisted by knaves to make a trap for fools,
Or watch the things you gave your life to, broken,
And stoop and build'em up with worn-out tools;

If you can make one heap of all your winnings
And risk it on one turn of pitch-and-toss,
And lose, and start again at your beginnings,
And never breathe a word about your loss:
If you can force your heart and nerve and sinew
To serve your turn long after they are gone,
And so hold on when there is nothing in you
Except the Will which says to them: "Hold on!"

If you can talk with crowds and keep your virtue,
Or walk with Kings---nor lose the common touch,
If neither foes nor loving friends can hurt you,
If all men count with you, but none too much:
If you can fill the unforgiving minute
With sixty seconds' worth of distance run,
Yours is the Earth and everything that's in it,
And---which is more---you'll be a Man, my son!


Poems About Life

  1. 1. If , Rudyard Kipling
  2. 2. Preface To A Twenty Volume Suicide Note , Imamu Amiri Baraka
  3. 3. Still I Rise , Maya Angelou
  4. 4. Out, Out , Robert Frost
  5. 5. Changing Everything , Jane Hirshfield
  6. 6. Sunflower Sutra , Allen Ginsberg
  7. 7. Barter , Sara Teasdale
  8. 8. The Road Not Taken , Robert Frost
  9. 9. The Windhover , Gerard Manley Hopkins
  10. 10. Mid-Term Break , Seamus Heaney
  11. 11. Self-Portrait At 28 , David Berman
  12. 12. If Thou Of Fortune Be Bereft , John Greenleaf Whittier
  13. 13. When You Are Old , William Butler Yeats
  14. 14. The Guest House , Mewlana Jalaluddin Rumi
  15. 15. Where The Sidewalk Ends , Shel Silverstein
  16. 16. A Pity. We Were Such A Good Invention , Yehuda Amichai
  17. 17. A Tapestry For Life , Heather Burns
  18. 18. Life Life Life Life Life Life Life Life .. , Abdul Wahab
  19. 19. Life , Chaotic Life aka Curly Mer
  20. 20. Too Much Of A Good Thing , Udiah (witness to Yah)
  21. 21. Slaughter Of The Innocent , Udiah (witness to Yah)
  22. 22. Life's A Gift , SharonAnn Dawson
  23. 23. A Drink , Mark R Slaughter
  24. 24. Life , tom Le Guilcher
  25. 25. What Life Is! , Abdul Wahab
  26. 26. A New Beginning , Heather Burns
  27. 27. Release , Mark R Slaughter
  28. 28. Life , meg nicole
  29. 29. Dear My Lovely Beauty Princess 1 , Ali Sabry
  30. 30. Alcoholic , Mark R Slaughter
  31. 31. Life Goes On , Tirupathi Chandrupatla
  32. 32. The Time Of Shoddy , Udiah (witness to Yah)
  33. 33. Make It Life , jasmine shipp
  34. 34. All Paths Lead To You , Kat Mercado
  35. 35. Life To Me , anees akbar
  36. 36. Yin/Yang , Heather Burns
  37. 37. Life , Cory Calder
  38. 38. Yesterdays Sorrow , Heather Burns
  39. 39. Life Is A Challenge , gurjas singh narula
  40. 40. The Tree Of Life , Heather Burns
  41. 41. Super Nova (A Star Is Born) , Udiah (witness to Yah)
  42. 42. Life , merna ibrahim
  43. 43. Smoker , Mark R Slaughter
  44. 44. Sonnet: The Wisdom Of Earthly Life , Dr John Celes
  45. 45. Life Is Full Of Wonders , lizzie davis
  46. 46. A Pulitzer Prize , Udiah (witness to Yah)
  47. 47. Snobbery , Mark R Slaughter
  48. 48. The Web Of Life , Heather Burns
  49. 49. A Translation Of Mother Theresa's Poem, .. , Masiela Lusha
  50. 50. What Is Life? This Gives Me A Big Probl.. , Abdul Wahab

New Life Poems

  1. My Own Life's Quotes To Live By - March, Seema Chowdhury
  2. Old Memories Half Forgotten, Terry Dawson
  3. The Plum In Springtime (Sixtieth Birthday), Terry Dawson
  4. That Dark Side Of Life, MOHAMMAD SKATI
  5. The Troubadour Of Dawn, Terry Dawson
  6. A Daydreaming Evoked By Swallows, Terry Dawson
  7. The Worst Is Not The Best Anytime, MOHAMMAD SKATI
  8. The Poet, Terry Dawson
  9. The Farmworker, Terry Dawson
  10. A Hardworking Wind, Terry Dawson
  11. The Skeleton Coast, Terry Dawson
  12. A Bounty Concealed, Terry Dawson
  13. The Elephants (Revised), Terry Dawson
  14. Balance, Terry Dawson
  15. The Formula Of Life, MOHAMMAD SKATI
  16. Understanding One's Life Anytime, MOHAMMAD SKATI
  17. The Tree Of Life, Heather Burns
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