Poetry – This Is Your Hour

This is your hour creep upon it.

Summon your power, leap upon it.

Grasp it, spike it, with full might!

If you take too long to ponder,

Opportunity may wander.

Yesterday’s a bog of sorrow;

No man ever finds Tomorrow.

Hesitation is a mire – 

Climb out, climb up, climb on higher!

Fumble, stumble, risk a tumble,

Make a start, however humble.

Do your best, and do it now.

Pluck and grit will find out how.

Persevere, although you tire –

While a spark is left, there’s fire.

Distrust doubt; doubt is a liar.

Even if all mankind jeer you,

You can force the world to cheer you.

 

By Herbert Kaufman

 

 

About aquene7

I am a mother, a grandmother and Christian, all an essential part of who I am. I happened upon Blogging and found out how to mesh something I have done through out my life which was encouraging those who were friends and family and my love of writing. In doing my usual personal development I came in to the world of coaching and totally fell in love with it and I am currently studying to become a Personal Performance/Life Coach with The Coaching Academy. I absolutely love writing and thought this would be good way to combine these three passions in one place. I hope you find my blog does what it says on the tin, which is to encourage readers with positive and motivational posts:-) Update: 23/3/14: I finally decided to put a face to my blog:-)

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