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Why not lets  recite a poem daily 

 

see the  difference of recitation and reading....

 

we could share  details  of he poets too.

 

What  do you think?  So  common  record  and share the lyrics.. and also if you can  about the Poet

 

 

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Promise Yourself
The Optimist Creed

Promise yourself to be so strong that nothing can disturb your peace of mind.
To talk health, happiness, and prosperity to every person you meet.
To make all your friends feel like there is something in them.
To look at the sunny side of everything and make your optimism come true.
To think only of the best, to work only for the best, and expect only the best.
To be just as enthusiastic about the success of others as you are about your own.
To forget the mistakes of the past and press on the greater achievements of the future.
To wear a cheerful countenance at all times and give every living person you meet a smile.
To give so much time to the improvement of yourself that you have no time to criticize others.
To be too large for worry, too noble for anger, and too strong for fear, and to happy to permit the presence of trouble.

http://www.motivational-well-being.com/motivationalpoems.html

It Couldn't Be Done

by Edgar Albert Guest

Somebody said that it couldn’t be done,
    But, he with a chuckle replied
That "maybe it couldn’t," but he would be one
    Who wouldn’t say so till he’d tried.
So he buckled right in with the trace of a grin
    On his face. If he worried he hid it.
He started to sing as he tackled the thing
    That couldn’t be done, and he did it.

Somebody scoffed: "Oh, you’ll never do that;
    At least no one has done it";
But he took off his coat and he took off his hat,
    And the first thing we knew he’d begun it.
With a lift of his chin and a bit of a grin,
    Without any doubting or quiddit,
He started to sing as he tackled the thing
    That couldn’t be done, and he did it.

There are thousands to tell you it cannot be done,
    There are thousands to prophesy failure;
There are thousands to point out to you one by one,
    The dangers that wait to assail you.
But just buckle it in with a bit of a grin,
    Just take off your coat and go to it;
Just start to sing as you tackle the thing
    That "couldn’t be done," and you’ll do it.

http://allpoetry.com/poem/8471341-It_Couldn_t_Be_Done-by-Edgar_Albe...

I read this poem in 5th standard and still remember word by word. 

Who Has Seen the Wind?

By Christina Rossetti

Who has seen the wind?
Neither I nor you:
But when the leaves hang trembling,
The wind is passing through.

Who has seen the wind?
Neither you nor I:
But when the trees bow down their heads,
The wind is passing by.

Source: The Golden Book of Poetry (1947)

Singing poetry is not my cup of tea. It's my 8th standard poetry. Took me time to search. Please bear with my pronunciation...

La Belle Dame sans Merci: A Ballad

By JOHN KEATS

O what can ail thee, knight-at-arms,
       Alone and palely loitering?
The sedge has withered from the lake,
       And no birds sing.

O what can ail thee, knight-at-arms,
       So haggard and so woe-begone?
The squirrel’s granary is full,
       And the harvest’s done.

I see a lily on thy brow,
       With anguish moist and fever-dew,
And on thy cheeks a fading rose
       Fast withereth too.

I met a lady in the meads,
       Full beautiful—a faery’s child,
Her hair was long, her foot was light,
       And her eyes were wild.

I made a garland for her head,
       And bracelets too, and fragrant zone;
She looked at me as she did love,
       And made sweet moan.

I set her on my pacing steed,
       And nothing else saw all day long,
For sidelong would she bend, and sing
       A faery’s song.

She found me roots of relish sweet,
       And honey wild, and manna-dew,
And sure in language strange she said—
       ‘I love thee true’.

She took me to her elfin grot,
       And there she wept and sighed full sore,
And there I shut her wild wild eyes
       With kisses four.

And there she lullèd me asleep,
       And there I dreamed—Ah! woe betide!—
The latest dream I ever dreamt
       On the cold hill side.

I saw pale kings and princes too,
       Pale warriors, death-pale were they all;
They cried—‘La Belle Dame sans Merci
       Thee hath in thrall!’

I saw their starved lips in the gloam,
       With horrid warning gapèd wide,
And I awoke and found me here,
       On the cold hill’s side.

And this is why I sojourn here,
       Alone and palely loitering,
Though the sedge is withered from the lake,
       And no birds sing.

Source: Selected Poems (Penguin Classics, 1988)

Hello, Sandeep....

Wow! Nice recitation..thanks for participating in the discussion.

I can see that you are very active.

Hope to see you here coming back,

Let's practice pronunciation through poetry.

Thank you Mayumi, you have lovely voice. Initially it was embarrassing for me to recite the poetry here. But then I consider it to correct my pronunciation.

It would  be lovely  had  the compose  be  written too dearest  Mayumi .

Your voice  was  clear and precise  :) 

you have  recited  it with gentleness yet highlighting  the words of the compose dear Mayumi

well done :)

  

I will attempt on this same poetry recital . It  should not go as  a sing  song  .  am sure you will master it  the next time , 

well done at  your maiden  attempt thumbs up to you Sandeep

ps  I tried  many times  to paste  the embed of my recording  no avail.  will try again later

Hi Sandeep

Your  pronunciation is  good  :)  thumbs  up :)

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