Strickland Gillilan

(1869–1954 / United States)

Strickland Gillilan Poems

1. The Reading Mother 2/21/2015
2. Keep Sweet 8/27/2015

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Keep Sweet

Don't be foolish and get sour when things don't just come your way-
Don't you be a pampered baby and declare, 'Now I won't play!'
Just go grinning on and bear it;
Have you heartache? Millions share it,
If you earn a crown, you'll wear it-
Keep sweet.

Don't go handing out your troubles to your busy fellow-men-
If you whine around they'll try to keep from meeting you again;
Don't declare the world's 'agin' you,
Don't let pessimism win you,
Prove there's lots of good stuff in you-
Keep sweet.

If your dearest hopes seem blighted and despair looms ...

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