Just Try

Hide your soul deep –

from fear,

from abuse.

From what’s happening.

 

Judge them all –

the guilty,

the saviours,

the helpless cases.

 

Ignore the weak –

they’re lost,

they’re useless,

they’re not your problem

 

Why turn away?

Question beliefs,

question others,

question behaviour

  

Dare to differ

try helping

try more

try

 

Just try.

 

“It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood; who strives valiantly; who errs, who comes short again and again, because there is no effort without error and shortcoming; but who does actually strive to do the deeds; who knows great enthusiasms, the great devotions; who spends himself in a worthy cause; who at the best knows in the end the triumph of high achievement, and who at the worst, if he fails, at least fails while daring greatly, so that his place shall never be with those cold and timid souls who neither know victory nor defeat.”

Theodore Roosevelt

18 thoughts on “Just Try

  1. This is how I try to live my life everyday, though I’m not perfect at it. It’s a wonderful mantra to undertake, you did a great job expressing it! ❤

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