I don’t believe in the words “I can’t do it”

If I put my mind to it, I find I can achieve it

I don’t believe in the phrase “get used to it”

If I focus hard enough, I can mentally defeat it.


Stop your mind getting held down

Don’t get left behind

Stop believing its fact written in stone

You’ve got what it takes inside

Be free of what people think

You’ll find it’ll set you free

Don’t let them bring you down to their level

It’s your mind; take it on a knowledge shopping spree.

Being static is as bad as being disabled

Always longing, but never moving

Aspire to be independently able

Learn now, achieve more, thought provoking


As I lay down on my bed, so fed up with my drive, my focus & my determination.

So writing this opens my mind to say whats up with my mind, my passion & my ambitions.


I know what I need to do; what only I can do for me

Learn more, create more, and be more resourceful

I know what I want to be; only I can really decide

A wise great man with poise, just successful.


  • Cheeky Missy

    I love the title....sufficiently reminiscent of the Boyzone song "Words" which consequently is replaying in my head thanks to if words are so light to be cast off....whereas...death and life are in the power of the tongue and they that love it will eat the fruit thereof...and, by thy words thou shalt be justified and by thy words thou shalt be that words are not so trite. But your point is that negative input (words) is not carved in stone to deter us and bury all our ambition, destroying all ability to succeed. It is fascinating and seems a common "mantra" that if we would just think positively and put away all negative influence, then we can achieve anything.....but there seems something not quite right with that. I dunno, the words you're specifically targeting are "I CAN'T do it" and "[just] get used to it"....which do seem to leave one incapable of moving, if heeded.....I agree there is a certain wisdom in refusing to just now I am agreeing with you....but that we can make ourselves great by our own endeavor, I can't quite agree....if the Lord will prosper us, and if we follow Him, obeying His Word we will in the end....then again, perhaps we can do great things in and of ourselves....but will the glory be lasting? La, but "just [a TON of] words", eh? And your image is so delightfully fitting....words carved in stone!....the ten commandments?

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