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Secret to Success - At the Top

Updated on August 6, 2019
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Nithya Venkat enjoys writing about nature and different aspects of life in the form of poetic verses.

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This poem is about how you have to keep working to maintain the number one spot, at the top.

I have worked hard,

Done all that I can,

Burned the midnight candle,

In a dark, lonely land,

Toiled hard,

Worked night and day,

Not minding the hardships,

The aches or the pains.


I have read, researched,

Found new ways,

Solved the most puzzling,

And brought on new waves,

Waves of success,

Waves of victory,

Now, I am at the top,

Am happy as can be.


Let me tell you now,

The view is great,

The feeling is splendid,

The glory is great,

Feel proud of yourself,

But keep working hard,

Never slip down,

From where you are,

UP TOP

© 2012 Nithya Venkat

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    • Vellur profile imageAUTHOR

      Nithya Venkat 

      10 months ago from Dubai

      Thank you David P. Petersen.

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      David P. Petersen 

      10 months ago

      Nice love the ending...the use on the waves part! love it!

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      Nithya Venkat 

      3 years ago from Dubai

      shampa sadhya thank you.

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      Shampa Sadhya 

      3 years ago from NEW DELHI, INDIA

      Precious teaching in a very sweet and simple tone. Too good!

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      Nithya Venkat 

      3 years ago from Dubai

      ChitrngadaSharan thank you, retaining the top spot is a bit more difficult than getting there.

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      Chitrangada Sharan 

      3 years ago from New Delhi, India

      Great message in your beautifully expressed poem!

      Reaching at the top needs hard work but to maintain that position needs further more hard work and focus.

      Thanks for this motivating hub!

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      Nithya Venkat 

      6 years ago from Dubai

      rdsparrowriter thank you.

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      Rochelle Ann De Zoysa 

      6 years ago from Moratuwa, Sri Lanka

      Nice! Well done! Uplifting :) Voted and awesome :)

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      Nithya Venkat 

      7 years ago from Dubai

      LaThing, thank you and am so glad you enjoyed.

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      LaThing 

      7 years ago from From a World Within, USA

      Great message, and a wonderful poem! Enjoyed it very much. Voting up.....

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      Movie Master 

      7 years ago from United Kingdom

      This is so upbeat and inspirational - loved it and voted up!

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      Gypsy Rose Lee 

      7 years ago from Daytona Beach, Florida

      Voted up. Inspirational poem and sounds good to me. No better place to be than up top.

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      Dianna Mendez 

      7 years ago

      Wise words! It is great to be on top, but you have to keep focused and keep working hard on what it takes to stay there. Never easy, but it is worth it.

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      Nithya Venkat 

      7 years ago from Dubai

      girishpuri thanks for stopping by.

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      Girish puri 

      7 years ago from NCR , INDIA

      very inspiring, very much motivating, thank you so much for the great words.

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      Nithya Venkat 

      7 years ago from Dubai

      billybuc thank you, there is no success without working hard. Success follows hard work.

      Faith Reaper thank you for your blessings.

      Mhatter99, thanks for stopping by and have a great day.

      whounwho thank you and am happy my poem inspired you with positiveness.

      rajan jolly thank you and you are so right - it needs more effort to stay up top.

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      Rajan Singh Jolly 

      7 years ago from From Mumbai, presently in Jalandhar, INDIA.

      It needs more effort remaining at the top than reaching it, Nithya. Wonderful reminder to keep working hard.

      Voted up.

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      whonunuwho 

      7 years ago from United States

      Very inspirational and up beat poetry. Thank you for this mood changing and positive statement and well done,Vellur.

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      Martin Kloess 

      7 years ago from San Francisco

      Thank you for this inspirational poem. So true.

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      Faith Reaper 

      7 years ago from southern USA

      Thank you for such inspiring words here to keep us going dear one. God bless. In His Love, Faith Reaper

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      Bill Holland 

      7 years ago from Olympia, WA

      Enjoy the view from up there! You worked hard to get there. Great poem about attainment and success.

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