Poem By Tyovihi Terwase

Failure is ceasing to try!
It's accepting defeat
And to all you may meet
Giving voice to a sigh;
It is thinking in vain
To attempt furthermore
And in bowing to pain
When the muscles grow sore.

Failure is sleeping aside
From the burnt of a fray
In a weak-hearted way
Being content to abide
In the shadows that falls
And in being afraid.
Out of life, after all,
Nothing is left to be made.

Failure is thinking despair
The forsaking of hope
And refusal to cope,
With the days round of care,
It's in heeding the cry,

'All is lost! ' and to stay
With defeat and not try
For the happier day.

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