Francis Duggan

Your Best Is Okay - Poem by Francis Duggan

Though others may think you have failed in the test
Take pride in the fact that you have done your best
If you had a choice to be best you would choose
But for every one winner many have to lose
Though victory as such it does taste so sweet
To try hard and fail should not be a defeat
Of winners and losers too often we do hear
And failure is a thing that most people do fear
But Like Gray said the paths of glory to the grave only lead
And what matter then if you fail or succeed
As long as your very best you've always done
And as long as you never have harmed anyone
Then it matters none what others of you do say
For you have done your best and your best is okay.

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Poem Submitted: Monday, June 23, 2008

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