Berton Braley

(1882 - 1966 / Madison, Wisconsin)

Berton Braley Poems

1. Opportunity 8/27/2015
2. The Old Top Sergeant 12/24/2016
3. Success 12/24/2016
4. Start Where You Stand 8/27/2015
5. The Will To Win 12/24/2016

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  • chante fisher (11/16/2017 10:44:00 AM)

    I love all of these beautiful poems

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Best Poem of Berton Braley

The Will To Win

If you want a thing bad enough
To go out and fight for it,
Work day and night for it,
Give up your time and your peace and
your sleep for it

If only desire of it
Makes you quite mad enough
Never to tire of it,
Makes you hold all other things tawdry
and cheap for it

If life seems all empty and useless without it
And all that you scheme and you dream is about it,

If gladly you'll sweat for it,
Fret for it, Plan for it,
Lose all your terror of God or man for it,

If you'll simply go after that thing that you want.
With all your ...

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