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 Category:  General Poetry
  Posted: May 13, 2017      Views: 111

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 ABOUT
JAYBIRD1 

Born--1925 in the foothills of Appalachia eastern Ky.Have been writing poetry for
seventy five years.I prefer poetry that rhymes. Sonnets are my favorite form. Give me
a look.Hopefully ,you might like some of them.

He is an accomplished poet and is currently at the #17 spot on this years rankings.

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A very hard fight
"Never Sound Retreat" by jaybird1
A hard fought battle you have won
this graduation day.
We fill with pride to know you still
stand steadfast on your way.

 We know you often lost your poise
and longed to sound retreat,
until your inner strength took charge
and saved you from defeat.

Life's many battles yet to come
may test you to the core.
For every one you lose there will
be victories in store.

Stand firm for what you know is right,
believe you can't be beat;
If doubts prevail then search for help,
but never sound retreat.

Just persevere and strive to step
in cadence with life's beat.
With fear and fight and faith, my son,
You'll never sound retreat-
You'll never sound retreat.

1968



 

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My son struggled all through high school and
was now facing a stint in the military, during
the Vietnam War

1968
Pays one point and 2 member cents.

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