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Remember what doesn't kill you makes you stronger. Don't stop believing in the strength that lies inside, get up, stand up until you can stand no longer. You gotta be strong against the fools who misguide. Don't stop believing in the strength that lies inside, ain’t no mountain high enough to prevent your fall. You gotta be strong against the fools who misguide, rise like a skyscraper, you’re beautiful - stand tall. Ain’t no mountain high enough to prevent your fall. You get knocked down, find the strength to get up again. Rise like a skyscraper, you’re beautiful - stand tall. What a Feeling when you fly high like an air plane. You get knocked down, find the strength to get up again. Shout: "It's my life." Spread your wings to escape the cage. What a Feeling when you fly high like an air plane. Your lust for life will have those who hate watch in rage. Shout: "It's my life." Spread your wings to escape the cage. Each teardrop that was shed has now drifted away. Your lust for life will have those who hate watch in rage. Be happy, keep smiling, don't let your heart decay. Each teardrop that was shed has now drifted away. Control your emotions to have a perfect day. Be happy, keep smiling, don't let your heart decay. Don't ask: "Where is the love." It's in your heart to stay. Control your emotions to have a perfect day. What a wonderful world, don't worry be happy! Don't ask: "Where is the love." It's in your heart to stay. Always look on the bright side of life - be zappy! What a wonderful world, don't worry be happy! Get up, stand up until you can stand no longer. Always look on the bright side of life - be zappy! Remember what doesn't kill you makes you stronger. Silent One Written on 5 July 2016.
A pantoum with 12 syllables per line. Using inspirational song titles picked randomly. Stronger (What Doesn’t Kill You) – Kelly Clarkson Don’t Stop Believing – Journey Get up Stand up – Bob Marley You Gotta Be – Des Ree Ain’t No Mountain High Enough – Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell Skyscraper – Demi Lovato You’re Beautiful – James Blunt Tubthumping – Chumbawumba Walking on Sunshine – Katrina and the Waves What a Feeling – Irene Cara It’s My Life – Bon Jovi Lust For Life – Iggy Pop Teardrop – Massive Attack Happy - Pharrell Williams Perfect Day – Lou Reed Where is the Love? – Black Eyed Peas Don’t Worry be Happy – Bobby McFerrin What a Wonderful World – Louis Armstrong Always Look on the Bright Side of Life – Monty Python Pantoum poem A rare form of poetry. It is composed of a series of quatrains; the second and fourth lines of each stanza are repeated as the first and third lines of the next. This pattern continues for any number of stanzas, except for the final stanza, which differs in the repeating pattern. The first and third lines of the last stanza are the second and fourth of the penultimate; the first line of the poem is the last line of the final stanza, and the third line of the first stanza is the second of the final. Ideally, the meaning of lines shifts when they are repeated although the words remain exactly the same: this can be done by shifting punctuation, punning, or simply contextualising. It does not have to rhyme nor have a syllable restriction

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Date: 1/1/2020 4:50:00 PM
This is very encouraging and flows together nicely.
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Date: 12/26/2019 8:43:00 PM
Good song choices on this gem. love phyl
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Date: 11/10/2019 2:02:00 PM
I don’t know the songs, but this is a great poem!
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Date: 6/2/2018 8:43:00 AM
As if it were a message for me.. I clicked randomly on this poem and I really liked it. Thank you!
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Date: 5/15/2018 1:12:00 PM
One of my favorite Kelly Clarkson songs. Excellent piece, S O.
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Date: 4/10/2018 11:09:00 AM
Everyone seems to have complimented exceptionally, Very uplifting Silent One:)
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Date: 4/8/2018 8:05:00 AM
Ahh, it s a really inspiring and uplifting poem, really enjoyed reading this one,you re right, instead of being sad, coward we should live life happily and to the fullest, coz once it s gone it s never gonna return, heaven and hell are different than this, the enjoyment you ll have in this life is way more, the complex, the suspense, these things will not be in heaven, but always remember that our purpose is also to pleased God,a really nice poem it was
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Date: 4/5/2018 9:06:00 PM
What a wonderful uplifting pantoum using all these inspiring songs; you seem to do these type of poems with such ease! Awesome Silent One!~Che :)
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Date: 4/5/2018 4:48:00 PM
Excellent Pantoum dear friend. Hugs Eve ~`*
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Date: 4/5/2018 12:01:00 AM
Feeling pretty ZAPPY after reading this :D
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Date: 4/4/2018 9:16:00 PM
MAGNIFICENT... I heart it!!
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Date: 4/4/2018 5:54:00 PM
This is great! And encouraging advice! (That I'm taking personally)
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Date: 4/4/2018 2:51:00 PM
Another amazing Pantoum with an inspiring message! I'm in awe of how you construct these ... especially with the random song choice.
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Date: 4/4/2018 9:07:00 AM
Whatever is a pantoum...I like the vibes of this one...the message...the energy transfer...lit words...Thank you, amigo...I feel it... I'll attempt to do it now...Good one I say...All the best SO
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Silent One
Date: 4/4/2018 11:37:00 AM
Pantoums you have been reading for the last few days, I am sure you will do this form justice.. Thank you..
Date: 4/4/2018 8:07:00 AM
To do these using song titles is some challenge but again you deliver them with ease. Great list of titles you've used in this one Tom
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Tom Cunningham
Date: 4/4/2018 12:30:00 PM
Mmm , now who was a one hit wonder lol. Watch this space.
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Silent One
Date: 4/4/2018 11:37:00 AM
Thank you Tom, would love to see you try one..
Date: 4/4/2018 7:34:00 AM
This is a great inspiring poem Silent One. Very well written :)
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Silent One
Date: 4/4/2018 11:31:00 AM
Thank you Heidi..
Date: 4/4/2018 7:31:00 AM
My friend, Silent One, the fact that you have become so vociferous means that are myriads of fools parading in your life who, true, do not kill you but hurt you much! My advice, since I could be your father, is this: IGNORE THEM! Paying attention to them you give them status. True, what doesn't kill us makes us stronger, but doesn't eliminate suffering! Superb writing!
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Silent One
Date: 4/4/2018 11:30:00 AM
Thank you Pappa Zeus, I appreciate your support and advice..
Date: 4/4/2018 7:06:00 AM
Only an accomplished poet can execute this form so easily as you do..Well done Silent One!
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Silent One
Date: 4/4/2018 11:29:00 AM
Thank you Vijay, I think you will do one that is very good..
Date: 4/4/2018 6:57:00 AM
It is a rare form of poetry, a Pantoum and a very challenging format to accomplish, even more so using different titles like you have in this case. Brilliantly done as always Si, song choice excellent, well done and a fave....Maria
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Silent One
Date: 4/4/2018 11:29:00 AM
Thank you Maria and thank you for not referring to me in that title also.. We go through much in life, but I have found adversities have made me stronger... I found this one easier with different titles..