Treasure Island

Lucifera Santez

(4th feb / Belize)

Failure


I don’t know why do you cry?
Accept failure before you try,
Try to hide as you die inside,
Don’t let the tears fall from your eyes.

You want to be strong I know,
To bear the sting as your losses grow,
To hear the taunts as they bait you,
Forgetting they have failed too.

So don’t just paste a smile on your face,
When your heart in throbbing within,
Success comes from disappointments,
To show you failed is not a sin……………………

Submitted: Sunday, May 25, 2014

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i wrote it to kinda motivate my sister after she got a B in a paper.

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  • Khairul Ahsan (6/26/2014 11:53:00 PM)

    After a long time I am reading your poems this morning.
    This latest one of yours is a beautiful piece. I liked the inherent inspiration, and I liked the rhyme too. The note makes the poem all the more beautiful. I have no doubt, your sister must have felt greatly inspired and motivated by this poem.
    'To show you failed is not a sin...' - Oh! What a great piece of motivation! (Report) Reply

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