James Weldon Lane

(Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA)

When If Meets Must - Poem by James Weldon Lane

If we can fight together, we must strive together
If we can play together, we must pray together
If we can plan together, we must stand together
If we can cry together, we must try together
We must strive together, if we can fight together
We must pray together, if we can play together
We must stand together, if we can plan together
We must try together, if we can cry together
The future of man is built on a plan
Of working together whenever we can
So "if" must stand so tall
And "must" alone, cannot fall
For together, forever we bring
The best, the good of it al


Comments about When If Meets Must by James Weldon Lane

  • Rookie Titi Dale (9/21/2012 4:54:00 AM)

    Truly inspirational, and something everyone knows the must do. (Report) Reply

    8 person liked.
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  • Rookie - 55 Points John Brown (8/17/2012 9:26:00 AM)

    A strong poem James. The doubling up of the first 4 lines drives home the message. I like it. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Valya Lio (2/25/2010 2:39:00 PM)

    dat is true Mr.James we must work together as a family, -n- frenz........ (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, January 2, 2003



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