2012 April PAD Challenge: Day 25 - Writer's Digest

2012 April PAD Challenge: Day 25

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For today's prompt, write a poem about a sport. Pick any sport you want. And yes, feel free to bend and stretch the rules as far as you wish.

Here's my attempt:

"Cross"

In horse racing, there are horses
that prefer a sloppy track--one
covered in mud. My blood always
raced faster when we had a creek
to cross or rain. Something about
the rhythm of my hair against
my face, the heaviness of my
wet shoes and socks--drove me harder.

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