Freddie Nellist

Veteran Poet - 1,836 Points (26-10-1928 / Jarrow on Tyne UK)

Failure - Poem by Freddie Nellist

Failure as ever a doubtful friend,
refuse to be inclined.
Hallucinations, not today,
Take common sense for a ride.
Making decisions incredibly tough,
past efforts not good enough.
Seeking advice is a good thought,
all not blessed, self taught.

Different opinions, a way to go,
where, when, why or how.
There are answers that will endow,
Don't pick up a coin and throw.
What then is the secret of success,
determination, sweat of the brow.
Remember what made Jack a dull boy,
Other things in life, please enjoy.

Topic(s) of this poem: poetry

Form: Ars Poetica

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, June 12, 2019

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