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Be the Best of Whatever You Are
AK (July 15 1964 / Sao Paulo Brazil)

Be the Best of Whatever You Are

If you can't be a pine on the top of the hill,
Be a scrub in the valley — but be
The best little scrub by the side of the rill;
Be a bush if you can't be a tree.

If you can't be a bush be a bit of the grass,
And some highway happier make;
If you can't be a muskie then just be a bass —
But the liveliest bass in the lake!

We can't all be captains, we've got to be crew,
There's something for all of us here,
There's big work to do, and there's lesser to do,
And the task you must do is the near.

If you can't be a highway then just be a trail,
If you can't be the sun be a star;
It isn't by size that you win or you fail —
Be the best of whatever you are!

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wow, a true-to-life experience that everyone can relate..10+++++++
Brain freeze, writer's block, a moment daydream......all of the above....I think we've all had these days!
MY MIND IS SOMEWHERE ELSE / - STILL AT HOME MY MIND IS SOMEWHERE ELSE / - STILL AT HOME MY MIND IS SOMEWHERE ELSE / - STILL AT HOME Age of refugee and rehabilitation. Throughout the globe perhaps echoing these words...... MY MIND IS SOMEWHERE ELSE / - STILL AT HOME......... Regards, 10++++ pranab
I do, remember them quite well. Actually, I had one today.
Ah yes, those times when you slip into screen saver mode, I remember them well (although, actually, I don't)
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