short & bittersweet XVII

By RhymeBound

while all the world be shouting:
"now stop and quit, abstain!"
hope in my ear be whispering:
"stand up and try again..."

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Copyright 2012 RhymeBound
Published on Monday, February 20, 2012.     Filed under: "Structured" and "Poetry"

Author's Note:

An old saying with just a rhyme thrown in...
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  • carlosjackal On Thursday, December 27, 2018, carlosjackal (2468)By person wrote:

    An uplifting and wonderful gem of a piece. Congrats on POTD!

  • King_Crazy_Dave On Tuesday, October 23, 2012, King_Crazy_Dave (54)By person wrote:

    If you cant eat the punches you're already dead.

  • Undertaker On Friday, May 4, 2012, Undertaker (49)By person wrote:

    never give up, no matter who is shouting! keep that hope, strive and push. Good write my friend

  • dwells On Tuesday, February 28, 2012, dwells (5706)By person wrote:

    Most appreciative of the hopeful message, thanks and so well done.

  • Aunty Depressant On Monday, February 20, 2012, Aunty Depressant (436)By person wrote:

    Sometimes one just has to say FTW! Nice to see you post again. Miss chatting with you.

  • Manik AytBall On Monday, February 20, 2012, Manik AytBall (47)By person wrote:

    A nice well written maxim with layers of truth! Epic!

  • Rorschach_King On Monday, February 20, 2012, Rorschach_King (28)By person wrote:

    Wow.... This says so much... and it's only four lines long... I loved it. Kinda reminds me of something I did once.

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