Success after failure is extra sweet,
Failure after success is tough to greet
Having tasted both I’m poised to state
Too much spice is never good to eat
Learning curves in Surgery or in life
Can cause stress and a lot of strife
So if the spice of failure there must be
May it be one that I can clearly see
And thus learn and set things right
Before I am too rigid and too old to fight!
Youth could handle sugar, spice and more
Of my life they have always made the core .
The ingredients of my years twilight
I pray they blend just so well and right
Not too sweet and not too spicy
May they be just nice and easy!
The Spice of Success: If “failure is the condiment that gives success its flavor” (Truman Capote), how spicy do you like your success stories?