Let others cheer the winning man,
There’s one I hold worthwhile;
‘Tis he who does the best he can,
Then loses with a smile.

Beaten he is, but not to stay
Down with the rank and file;
That man will win some other day,
Who loses with a smile

A Smile [Illustration by Sudheer Nath]
A Smile [Illustration by Sudheer Nath]

55 words | 0 minutes
Readability: Grade 1 (6-7 year old children)
Based on Flesch–Kincaid readability scores

Filed under: poems
Tags: #smile

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