L'elan VitalTrying Is The 1st Step Towards Failure

Look at her face, she is so young,
yet you turn your back on her.
Give them the gift we've turned to gray;
after all we've had our day.

There's still ice in our caps;
There's still gas in our tanks; but when we fall we break legs.

And I'd examine myself but we know trying is the first step towards failure.