Sometimes You Fail

Sometimes You Fail short poem

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Folks say, one should engrave his name
in the list of great people.
But a voice inside me says,
it’s fine to be good enough, to live a simple life.

My parents expect me to become a millionaire
and tour them around the world.
The voice inside me says,
sometimes it’s okay to be happy by yourself
and cherish what you have.

My love says that I should pierce my chest,
to show my heart and sacrifice my life for her.
But the voice says, sometimes it’s fine to live for yourself,
to be alone with your shadow.

Life dares to challenge me again and again.
The voice says, sometimes it’s okay to be weak
and let defeat triumph.

I desire to be the king of the world.
The voice inside me says sometimes
it’s okay to believe in God and
let him take over the world.

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