If you can keep your head when all about you
Are losing theirs and blaming it on you;
If you can trust yourself when all men doubt you,
But make allowance for their doubting too:
10 Poems About Success
We all want to be successful. But what is success? Too many times, we measure it by a person's wealth or status. We often use those markers to determine whether or not we have been successful in life. Basing it on that criteria alone means that a lot of people will never meet the world's definition of "success."
Success is attaining a purpose or goal you have set out to accomplish. The poems in this collection take a deeper look at other definitions of success. It's not about living up to the world's standards. Being successful is much more than money or popularity. It's about being yourself, working hard to achieve your dreams, learning lessons from your mistakes, and living your best life.
The start of a new year is marked with many resolutions. Some look at keeping those resolutions as a marker for success. But for many, it's challenging to accomplish the goals we have at the beginning of the year. This year, instead of resolutions of losing weight or getting organized, why don't we focus on our character? Let's look for ways to be kinder, more encouraging, and present with those around us. Let's not get distracted by the expectations of the world. Instead, let's live out our own definition of success.
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If you can keep your head when all about youFeatured Shared Story
I was doing research in the library during my junior year ('75) in high school for an English paper when I first saw the poem "If" in a book of poems. It immediately struck me as a perfect...
Somebody said that it couldn’t be done
But he with a chuckle replied
That "maybe it couldn't," but he would be one
Who wouldn't say so till he'd tried.Featured Shared Story
The poems are fantastic. They contain inspiring and morale building words, which have really changed my mentality about life and all it entails!
Standing Up For What You Believe
A time has come
and it is now.
Will you take a stand
or bend your knee and bow?
What It Takes To Succeed
The road to success is not straight.
There is a curve called Failure,
A loop called Confusion,
Speed bumps called Friends,Featured Shared Story
This poem really moved me. It made me think of my little sister Dana! Oh, how she is such a cutie. When I grow up, I was thinking about asking her to live with me! Ha! Ha!
Poem About Success
Success is not engraved
on the pieces of paper
that control our very lives.
Featured Shared Story
Well I met the author of this poem in 4th grade, and she's one of the most remarkable people I have ever known or ever hope to know.
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