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Guts, or the Absence, there of ( a Haiku)

Updated on December 2, 2015
What the future brings is up to us...
What the future brings is up to us...
It takes determination, will power and internal fortitude to stay the course...
It takes determination, will power and internal fortitude to stay the course...
We help decide our own futures by the way we act, vote, support our nation...
We help decide our own futures by the way we act, vote, support our nation...
The human spirit is capable of unlimited success...
The human spirit is capable of unlimited success...
We are never alone in our struggles to survive...
We are never alone in our struggles to survive...


It only takes guts,

Strong Internal fortitude.

Making a country.


When times get so rough,

You get down with it, get tough.

Have no self pity.


Enemies afar,

To those who may live close... watch,

Act dutifully.


Greatness breeds success,

This country, ours, is the best.

In its history.


Leaders of the past,

Reflect their strong hearts and souls,

For posterity.


Washington, Lincoln,

Jefferson and Hamilton.

Jackson and Grant.


Roosevelts, Wilson,

Eisenhower and Reagan.

J.F.Kennedy,


Make them proud... our call,

They served us well, best of all.

Grand perpetuity.






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We were not created to fail and we shall go on to prevail, together...
We were not created to fail and we shall go on to prevail, together...

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      Ann Carr 19 months ago from SW England

      Well, that gives some hope in this war-torn world, certainly. At the moment, the so-called ISIS are stirring up a hornets' nest that'll be difficult to deal with unless we all act together, world-wide.

      Strong poetry as always, whonu.

      Ann

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      Bill Holland 19 months ago from Olympia, WA

      We are being tested now, aren't we? Let's hope we have the guts, as a country, to make the tough decisions and move forward.

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      whonunuwho 19 months ago from United States

      My thanks to annart and Bill for your support. Blessings. whonu

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      Shauna L Bowling 19 months ago from Central Florida

      Now we need to find someone to lead us like the greats you mention, rather than tear us down to quivering, mistrusting, violent, impoverished souls.

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      whonunuwho 19 months ago from United States

      Yes we do need leaders. If we want to succeed we must have those to inspire us. whonui

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      Nithya Venkat 19 months ago from Dubai

      We need the courage to keep going, to win the war and make the world a peaceful place where all humans can live in peace. Great haiku, great thoughts.

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      whonunuwho 19 months ago from United States

      Thanks Vellur and blessings on this chilly day. whonu

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      whonunuwho 19 months ago from United States

      Thank you my friend and blessings. whonu

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