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Cluck, pluck and luck

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James A. Garfield apparently said:

"A pound of pluck,”
While smiling broadly,
“Is worth a ton of luck.”

It makes me wonder about his life
Do you think he had pain everyday?
You think the trauma of politics
Isn’t also a pain, in a way?

Pain comes in many shapes and forms
Your knee, my back, her neck;
Other parts of life can also throb
Sometimes life’s a wreck.

Your spouse loses a job,
Your teen-aged son wrecks the car
The baby throws up on your best shirt
And you’ve lost your Northern star.

Sometimes the roof falls in
And all we can do is cluck, cluck
As we strive to move forward each day
We’re driven by stubborn pluck.

I have so many questions
Not many answers that’s for sure,
But I’m still on my feet,
With a future that’s often obscure.

I wonder if the road of life
Is ever smooth and straight?
It seems to be a daily surprise
Or some blasted locked gate, I hate.

I wonder when I lost control
When did my life start leading me?
I think it’s when I forgot
That I’m still free, still me.

This is when I need to dig deeply,
Search for gumption and pluck.
It’s my life and I’m still in charge,
Even with all this dumb luck.

Maybe President Garfield was right
Poor fellow, fatally shot,
Pluck does outshine luck
However life writes your plot.

We each have our story to tell
We each have to make our own way
Loaded with baggage and refuse
It comes down to living each day.

You can choose to cluck and complain
As your body goes its own way,
But the essence of you, your heart, your soul
These write your true resume.

So pick up that body, friendly or not
Find what’s left of your pluck
Get out, jump into life,
Even if it takes a truck.

Wiggle a toe, lift a light weight
Walk, crunch, creep or crawl,
Just don’t give up, there’s life to live
With adjustments, embrace it all.

- Sue Falkner Wood

Last Updated:6/17/2008
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