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The Recruit.

May 7, 2008
By Arvind Narayan, West Chester, OH

The Recruit.
By: Arvind Narayan

I escaped down to the field today .
I lost my way and wished you would come
I shot out in the grass and in the suns array,
In the silence I began to have fun.
In the corner some stray and pumped balls lay
And my passion for the game consumed me,
yet I felt I was not alone that day.
I was not lost and alone on that field.
I felt another presence watching in.
I saw the college scout watching closely.
He kept watching and writing with his pen.
Fear. I hesitated tremendously.
With the prospect of being a athlete
I did prayed that night on my hands and feet.

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This article has 2 comments.

on Nov. 8 2008 at 7:18 pm
i agree with my bestest friend on this one. i would also like to add that the phrase "i did prayed" sounded a bit odd, but otherwise very good.

on Oct. 18 2008 at 8:48 pm
Your piece overall was well writen, but the fact that you used the article "a" instead of "an" in front of athlete really bugs me.

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