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Carry On

Rating: 3.2

It's easy to fight when everything's right,
And you're mad with the thrill and the glory;
It's easy to cheer when victory's near,
And wallow in fields that are gory.
It's a different song when everything's wrong,
When you're feeling infernally mortal;
When it's ten against one, and hope there is none,
Buck up, little soldier, and chortle:

Carry on! Carry on!

There isn't much punch in your blow.
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COMMENTS OF THE POEM
John Davis 11 February 2012

I first heard this poem in a speech by Brian Tracy..It teaches to never loose hope.

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Bruce Gamiere 07 June 2009

Awesome poem that encourages you to never give up and live life to the seeds of greatness within you.

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julia 30 November 2020

love it! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! !

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Isaac 22 August 2019

Very salesman like but wrote in The Gold Rush

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Enoth, 15 June 2018

Carry on, what a great motivator

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Pete S 19 March 2018

I have used this poem for years, encouraging kids and even used this in the Eulogy for my father in law at his funeral. What an excellent poem!

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Chris Chernock 17 March 2018

This is about being brave and optimistic, even when it appears all is lost. These are the qualities of we should all aspire to be. Carry On, Boys!

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