Francis Duggan

The Man Who Hangs In There - Poem by Francis Duggan

The man who hangs in there when the going gets tough
In life may be struggling but is man enough
To face life's toughest challenge and still do his best
And not found to be wanting when put to the test
Though the odds stacked against him hope from him has not gone
And though lady luck not with him he keeps on battling on
Out of work with a wife and two young children to provide for but he does not despair
And you never do hear him say life is unfair
In a high unemployment area searching for work every day
He knows that eventually success will come his way
That his luck will change and he will get the job start
He looks to the future with hope in his heart
Though down on his luck he refuses to throw the towel in
The one who fights on does eventually win.

Topic(s) of this poem: people

Form: Sonnet

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, September 28, 2016

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