If at First

'If at first you don't succeed',
Said Robert the Bruce the King.
If at first you don't succeed,
Then you shouldn't try skydiving.

About the Poem

If at First is a poem about perseverance at sport as much as about sport itself.

Category

Sporting Disasters

Style

Short rhyming poem

Length

4 lines

Key Stage

KS1, KS2, KS3

Author

Paul Curtis

Copyright © Paul Curtis. All Rights Reserved

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