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The Reason for the Season

June 3, 2009
By sharadyn PLATINUM, Creve Coeur, Illinois
sharadyn PLATINUM, Creve Coeur, Illinois
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Favorite Quote:
"When the power of love over comes the love of power, then the world will know peace"

Fight the hurt
Fight the pain
If you cant take it
This isn't your game

Go left
Go right
Hit the floor
Fight through it, fight

It will all be worth it
In that championship game
If this game is your life
Your sweat can be sacrificed

If the drills hurt to bad
And losing doesnt make you mad
You dont belong here
Go to the stands and cheer

and the athletic brain
is all you need to win the game

Your strength, your will
Your confidence, your drive
all make you strive
for that better ending score

So fake left, and go right
Leave the defence a deer-in-headlights
Dont take even a second to glance at the floor
you will have the ball no more

Slow the play down
We have the lead, so just relax
Let the clock run when we have the ball
Let the minutes in our favor pass

Theres no more hurt
And no more pain
You just won the game.

The author's comments:
Basketball has been my outlet for any emotion since i was little. My past coach took the quote "No pain, no gain" and made us gain by pain. After one extreamly hard practice i went to english class and the teacher had us write poems about something we loved. I chose basketball and the poem The Reason for the Season got me an A+.

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on Mar. 21 2010 at 11:28 pm
Frog-Prince PLATINUM, Lakeside, California
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Favorite Quote:
"Peace is not the absence of conflict, but the ability to cope with it"

i love this as i do your evil angel! you are like my new favorite poet! congrats lol =)