To Be As Good As You Can Be

Poem By Francis Duggan

To live for to be as good as you can be
And accept your successes with humility
And if in sport you don't win when you compete
Congratulate the winner and be graceful in defeat
The arrogant winner and the bad loser similarities share
And sad to think such people not even rare
The humble quiet achievers have always been few
To that you might say tell us something that's new
Egotistical people one often does meet
There are plenty of them they live on every street
Their three favourite people are me, myself and I
Too much love of self can lead to self centredness the facts never lie
But if you can win with humility and lose with grace
Feel proud of yourself since your higher self you embrace.

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