Monday, July 14, 2008

living proof

Me and The Eagle

A whole lot can come from nothing

I was living proof-
you're doing good if you've got your self
four walls and a roof.
If you give up the time
your soul will play the song,
do what you feel is right
and don't do nobody wrong.
Don't pay no mind to critics
they'll say what they'll say.
You need to care more about your work
than you do about your pay.
Be careful where you tread
'cause you'll always leave some tracks,
but if you take some wrong roads
ain't no sense in looking back.
Watch the name you live up to
you may have to live it down-
cause once you start to fly
it's hard to see the ground.
Don't let anyone tell you
who you are, or what you'll be.
Be your own man
and live your life accordingly.
Don't burn all your bridges
you might have to cross them again.
Make sure you know the people
and the crowd you're hanging in.
Anything worth doing
is worth doing right-
including causing trouble
and picking out your fights.
There are only two things for sure-
one is life and then there's death.
Make your dreams come true
and YOU decide the rest.

CPL Beau "Dirt" Robbins, USMC


Anonymous said...

I was having a bad day at work, so I thought I'd check in with you. When I saw Beau's handsome face it made me smile and brought a tear all at the same time. Thinking of you today and every day.

Love, Rhi

Anonymous said...

May there always be work for your hands to do;
May your purse always hold a coin or two;
May the sun always shine on your windowpane;
May a rainbow be certain to follow each rain;
May the hand of a friend always be near you;
May God fill your heart with gladness to cheer you.


Anonymous said...

Happy Birthday Beau . . .