I'd Rather Be


An anthology of inspirational material, for use in putting together "Scouts Own" ceremonies

compiled by:
Neil Savage
Exeter, New Hampshire
Digital Equipment Corporation
Maynard, Massachusetts


I'd rather be a "Could Be"
If I couldn't be an "Are"
For a "Could Be" is a "May Be"
With a chance of reaching par.

I'd rather be a "Has Been"
Than a "Might Have Been"by far;
For a "Might Have Been"has never been,
But a "Has Been" was once an "Are"

-Thanks to Scouter Larry Hemeryck, Simcoe, Ontario