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Never Say Die

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Never Say Die (A Rondeau in Pentametre)

Never say die though hardships hound your head:
They come not singly, has it not been said?
These troubles are like social beasts and birds:
They always come and go in flocks and herds,
By no apparent leader being led.

So cower not but challenge them instead:
They all will flee if only some have fled.

To foil fear, Bravery's belt who gird
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Rajnish Manga 23 March 2019

What a beautiful and inspiring poem- Never say die though hardships hound your head. Thanks a lot, Dr Tulsi.

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Dennis Tan 11 January 2009

A bewitching Rondeau replete with alliterations and befitting rhymes! ...10+

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Crista Keith 11 January 2009

A most thought provoling poem... Ten.

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Carl Collins 10 January 2009

A great poem bring out the need for will-power and tenacity of purpose.

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Vaibhav Pandey 16 December 2008

inspiring poem! ! ! poem everyone must read. 10

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Rajaram Ramachandran 13 December 2008

As you say death alone does not solve all our problems. Life is God's gift that should be utilized for the benefit of mankind.

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Fay Slimm 12 December 2008

A wise maxim to live by - - and we echo your sensible and well written verse, that when troubles come we must try to meet them...... thank you for this

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Tj Becker 12 December 2008

You have mastered this form of poetry. One I haven't tried but you have inspired me to give it a try. I really like the layout of it and you're wording is just wonderful

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