Poems

Desiderata

by Max Ehrmann Go placidly amid the noise and the haste, and remember what peace there may be in silence. As far as possible, without surrender, be on good terms with all persons. Speak your truth quietly and clearly; and listen to others, even to the dull and the ignorant; they too have their story. … Read more

Worth While

An Inspirational Poem For Hard Times   by Elia Wheeler Wilcox   It is easy enough to be pleasant When life flows by like a song, But the man worthwhile is the one who will smile When everything goes dead wrong. For the test of the heart is trouble, And it always comes with the … Read more

Invictus

An Inspirational Poem In the Face of Adversity   by William Ernest Henley   Out of the night that covers me, Black as the pit from pole to pole, I thank whatever gods may be For my unconquerable soul.   In the fell clutch of circumstance I have not winced nor cried aloud. Under the … Read more

Thinking

An Inspirational Poem About Never Giving Up   by Walter D. Wintle   If you think you are beaten, you are, If you think you dare not, you don’t, If you’d like to win, but you think you can’t, It’s almost certain you won’t.   If you think you’ll lose, you’ve lost, For out in … Read more

My Creed

by Edgar Albert Guest To live as gently as I can; To be, no matter where, a man; To take what comes of good or ill And cling to faith and honor still; To do my best, and let that stand The record of my brain and hand; And then, should failure come to me, … Read more

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