Maggie Berkowitz

The Lesson

When things don’t go as planned,
Don’t just lose hope, keep on trying.

When you lose the big game and feel like quitting,
Hold your head up high and keep on playing.

When you trip and fall and you can hear the laughter,
Pick yourself up off the ground, and keep on walking.

When you have two more tests to study for and you want to go to bed,
Take a short break and keep on working.

If you keep on trying and don’t give up,
Things will get better, and you’ll keep on living.





[TABLE OF CONTENTS, LHS CLASS OF 2009 EDITION]


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