Poem "The Failure"
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A poem that has been clipped from a newspaper page. The poem is entitled "The Failure" and reads: "A Failure who had ne'er achieved Self-victory at last lay dead. 'Poor Failure!' Thus his neighbors grieved; His weakness was the worst of crimes; He failed at least a thousand times. Meanwhile the Failure gave to God His vain attempts. Remorsefully And prostrate on the skyey sod, "I failed a thousand times," said he. 'Welcome!' rang out the heavenly chimes. He strove - he strove a thousand times!"