Be The Best Of Whatever You Are
If you can't be a pine on the top of the hill
Be a scrub in the valley--but be
The best little scrub by the side of the rill;
Be a bush if you can't be a tree.
If you can't be a bush be a bit of the grass,
And some highway some happier make;
If you can't be a muskie then just be a bass--
But the liveliest bass in the lake!
We can't all be captains, we've got to be crew,
There's something for all of us here.
There's big work to do and there's lesser to do,
And the task we must do is the near.
If you can't be a highway then just be a trail,
If you can't be the sun be a star;
It isn't by size that you win or you fail--
Be the best of whatever you are!
© Douglas Malloch.
A young couple gets married, and the groom asks his bride if he can have a
dresser drawer of his own that she will never open. The bride agrees.
After 30 years of marriage, she notices that his drawer has been left open.
She peeks inside and sees 3 golf balls and $1,000.
She confronts her husband and asks for an explanation. He explains
"Every time I was unfaithful to you, I put a golf ball in the drawer."
She figures 3 times in 30 years isn't bad and asks "But what about the $1,000?"
He replied "Whenever I got a dozen golf balls, I sold them"
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