10 Poems On Determination

Let these short poems on determination remind you of the benefits of being determined. When you have determination, you persevere and you succeed as you have a focus and are not willing to give up or give in. You can see your end goal and you keep working towards it determined to achieve it. Yes, you will run into obstacles or roadblocks but because of your determination, you find a way!

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  1. Determination We Need
    Poet: Catherine Pulsifer


    Without determination,
    No goal is complete
    Without focus, you will
    Find defeat.

    Though it's hard and
    Can be overwhelming
    You must keep going and
    Control your feeling.

    Determination keeps us on track,
    Won't give up even under attack.
    Finding ways around
    What appears to be a dead end

    No one can take away
    This drive to succeed
    For determination is always
    What we need.



  2. Don't Quit Poem
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  3. Determination
    Poet: David V. Bush


    I'll plan my work and follow it,
    For I'm on victory bent;
    For all the strength and will I need,
    The gods to me have lent.

    I know there's something I can do
    In this great world I'm in!
    The gods give me a vast desire
    To labor and to win.

    I see around me many men
    Who work in skillful way;
    And I affirm God means that I
    Shall do as well as they.

    Of course there's something I can do.
    And do exceeding well;
    I'll find that work and follow it,
    For naught my soul can quell.



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  5. Genius And Power
    by Orison Swett Marden


    There is genius and power in persistence.
    It conquers all opposers;
    It gives confidence;
    It annihilates obstacles.
    Everybody believes in the determined man.
    People know that when he undertakes a thing,
    The battle is half won,
    For his rule is to accomplish whatever he sets out to do.



  6. The Road Ahead
    Poet: Catherine Pulsifer


    This road ahead may seem long and harsh,
    No matter the challenge - big or small,
    I must keep my motivation aglow
    I will be determined and persevere all.

    My goals will be achieved if I endure,
    No matter what obstacles cross my way,
    Progress may come slowly at times,
    But I won't waiver nor demise in dismay.

    Determination drives me to success' door,
    This is what I have been working for.



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  8. Determination Analogy
    Poet: Catherine Pulsifer


    Through the rock and stone
    Sitting all alone
    A beautiful flower did grow
    Brilliant and very yellow.

    No one cleared the stone away
    The ground was a mess and in array
    But determined to push on through
    That little flower it grew.

    It faced obstacles in the stone
    No one helped, it was all alone
    But the flower found a way around
    It was determined to come above the ground.

    Why can't we be like that flower
    And be determined using our mind power
    We give up too easily when faced with roadblocks
    We say life is hard and full of knocks.

    But if determination was our attitude
    We would have so much more fortitude
    We would find a way
    And roadblocks would not sway!



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  10. Determined
    Poet: Catherine Pulsifer


    Deciding what you want to do
    Exploring all the avenues
    Taking time to set your goals
    Examining the potholes
    Realizing it can be done
    Maybe it won't be all fun
    Instead, adjust your attitude
    Never letting go of fortitude
    Enthusiasm can overcome
    Determination is awesome!



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  12. Your Determination
    Poet: Catherine Pulsifer


    The choices you make,
    The things that keep you awake
    The willpower you possess
    All determine your success.

    How strong is your passion
    Are you willing to take action?
    Is working your intention
    Do you want to make an impression?

    The most important thing
    Is the determination you bring.
    Knowledge is good
    but determination is like food.

    Your determination will decide
    If you keep your dreams & goals alive.
    Only you can decide
    How you feel inside.

    Be like the dog after a bone
    Be determined even if alone
    Your perseverance will succeed
    And life will rewarding indeed!



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  14. What Makes Success
    by Unknown


    What makes one man succeed where another fails?
    Naturally ability has something to do with it.

    Environment may be a help.
    But every man who has made his mark
    will tell you that the chief factors are energy,
    confidence, indefatigable toil, readiness to learn,
    a determination which never relaxes its grip.

    And if so, why should you not succeed as well as some one else?
    What is there out of these qualities that you may not cultivate?

    Most of us have ability enough,
    if we will add to it the push and hard work and
    determination without which talent is helpless.



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  16. Be Determined
    Poet: Catherine Pulsifer


    Be determined in all you do
    To yourself be true.
    Don't take the easy way out
    Stick to the plan, do not doubt.

    Life rewards those who persevere
    Stay focused and don't interfere.
    Be persistent - don't give in
    Over time you will win.

    Determination is a key to success
    When others question, just express,
    "I'm like a dog after a bone
    My determination will be shown."

    Be known for your tenacity
    Keep going, no matter the calamity
    Don't be discouraged if you have to face
    Slow and steady wins the race.

    So be determined in all you do
    You will find success coming to you!



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  18. Determination
    Poet: John Kendrick Bangs


    What I will must surely be;
    What I wish for I shall see;
    What I'd have must come to me —
    If I will and wish aright,
    And keep at it day and night
    Till at last it heaves in sight,
    And, according to my habit,
    I"ve the nerve to go and grab it!

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We hope these poems have encouraged you to be determined. As Dan Gable once said, "Gold medals aren't really made of gold. They're made of sweat, determination, and a hard-to-find alloy called guts." If we showed determination in succeeding like Olympic athletes do we would find success.




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