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Sun Aug 26, 2018, 09:15 PM

Pedro Palacios Almafuerte - Pui Avanti! - Omage to John McCain

Do not surrender even when defeated,
and do not be a slave even in bondage,
trembling with fear advance bravely,
and attack with fury, though badly wounded.

Be as stubborn as a rusting nail,
that refuses to yield though old and ruined,
and do not envy the peacock's plumage,
that hides in fear at the first noise.

Be as a god that never cries,
or as a devil that never prays,
or as the oak whose mighty canopy,
needs of water but does not beg it.

Even when it rolls to the dust,
let your head scowl and bite,
and scream for vengeance.

- Pedro Palacios Almafuerte
Argentinian poet 1854-1917

Rest in peace, honorable sir.

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Sun Aug 26, 2018, 09:17 PM

1. Nice!

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Sun Aug 26, 2018, 09:20 PM

2. Beautiful...thank you! NT

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Response to Docreed2003 (Reply #2)

Sun Aug 26, 2018, 11:14 PM

3. Thank you. Heartfelt

Only my mother ranks higher as a profile in honor and courage.

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