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In The Arena - Poem by Roosevelt

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"In The Arena" by President Theodore Roosevelt is a well known inspirational poem. Are you looking for a special gift for Dad or an inspirational gift for a brother, sister, son or daughter? Do you know a friend who just got a promotion? A new job? Needs to be inspired? Or maybe you need a unique gift for your father or a special graduation gift... This personalized poem in a crystal blue water design would be a perfect gift. Would look great on a desk or hung on a wall.

To read poem and for further details, see tabs below
1. Phrase Above Name:
2. Name(s) as seen above poem:
3. Closing Phrase and Name(s) as seen after poem:
4. Optional Special Occasion Date:
5. Choose Photo Area: 
6. Picture Frame Choice (see Frame tab below): 
Price:
$29.99
Sale price:
$19.95
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Taken from a speech Theodore Roosevelt gave in Paris in 1910, this poetic inspiring verse, "In the Arena" is a favorite among many. Great corporate gift to be hung in the office... or a special personalized gift for anyone. Personalize the poem with names, date, and closing message from you. And, you can order your poem with an opening for a favorite photo. If you would like to frame a poem, choose from our modern black wooden frame or contemporary silver metallic frame. Or, you can frame it yourself in any standard 8" x 10" picture frame. (see Details and Frame tabs)



This is not an original Personal Keepsakes, Inc. verse

Personalization Questions

Fill out the personalization questions above to order your Poetry Gift. Examples of answers are listed below.

  • 1. Phrase Above His or Her Name (optional) - (Examples: Congratulations, You Can Do It! Happy Birthday, On Your Gradulation Day, etc.)

  • 3. Closing Phrase and Your Name(s) (as seen after poem) - (Examples: So Proud of You, Mom & Dad; Best of Luck, Kevin & Alyson; We Love You, Nana & Papa; etc.)"

  • 4. Optional Special Occasion Date (as seen below poem) - (Examples: On Ryan's Graduation Day - June 12, 2013; etc.)


Poem reads...

In the Arena

It is not the critic who counts;
not the man who points out
how the strong man stumbles,
or where the doer of deeds could have done them better.
The credit belongs to the man
who is actually in the arena,
whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood;
who strives valiantly;
who errs,
comes up short again and again,
because there is no effort
without error and shortcoming;
but who does actually strive to do the deeds;
who knows the great enthusiasms,
the great devotions;
who spends himself in a worthy cause;
who at the best knows in the end
the triumph of high achievement,
and who at the worst, if he fails,
at least fails while daring greatly,
so that his place shall never be with those
cold and timid souls
who neither know victory nor defeat.

-Theodore Roosevelt



Photo Area

Your Poetry Gift can be designed with or without a cut-out opening for a photo next to the poem. A second sheet underneath the poem and photo cut-out is a heavy stock paper with the words "Place Photo Here."
  • There is no need to send us a photo. You or the gift recipient can easily add a photo after the Poetry Gift arrives. The photo is positioned in back of the opening and then taped on the paper. You have the option of attaching a photo before you give the person the gift or the person receiving the gift can easily insert the photo.

  • The photo opening is approximately 2-1/4" x 3-1/4". This size opening is perfect for a large wallet size photograph, but you can also display the most important part of a larger photo. If you do not want a photo area in your Poetry Gift, choose the No Photo Area option when placing your order.

  • When you plan to send the Poetry Gift directly to someone and you have a photo you would like displayed in the photo area, we can insert your photo if you e-mail a photo attachment to us at photo@poetrygifts.com after you place your order. Please let us know that you are emailing us your photo when you place your order by typing that information in the "Comment" section of the order form after you enter your email address.

Frame A Poem

UNFRAMED

Personalized poem and attractive design presented on quality heavy stock paper in a classic black linen paper certificate holder. It can be sent directly to the recipient or taken out of the certificate holder and framed in any standard 8"x10" frame. Either way it's an impressive gift.

Frame A Poem

BLACK FRAME

8"x10" personalized Poetry Gift heavy stock paper framed in an attractive black wooden frame with glass front. Frame has an easel back for standing as well as clips for hanging. Presented in its own white gift box. Classic modern looking frame.

Frame A Poem

SILVER METALLIC FRAME

Personalized poem and eye-catching design presented on quality heavy stock paper framed in a sleek silver metallic frame with glass front. The 8"x10" frame has an easel back for standing as well as clips for hanging. The frame is presented in an attractive Poetry Gift white gift box. Give your gift an elegant look.

Product Reviews

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In The Arena - Poem by Roosevelt
Salem, OH

Great gift for the boss. He hung it in his office already
Boss's Day
Mpls.

We didn't know what to get our boss for Boss's day til we saw this. Will look great in his office.

We understand that some of our customers enjoy writing their own poetry. If you would like to express your feelings in your own words and in your own style about someone dear to you, we will be happy to design it in one of our Poetry Gifts. Click on the link if you would like to create your own Poetry Gift in this picture frame.

Or if you want to shop around for a different design or if you want to frame your poem go to our Design Your Own Poem category.

The "Design your Own Poem" option is intended for customers to have their poems, verses and remarks designed into one of our designs or frames seen on this website. We do not design copyrighted works created by other people or poets of which you do not have permission to use. Please only submit non-copyrighted material to be designed by our company. Thank you.