Clutch (Sixty-Seven)

November 26, 2009
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At the field,
Scarred Sixty Seven
Stands center stage.
Lacrosse stick grasped,
Ready to beat.

0:29 Remain:
Bruised Sixty Seven reaches,
She receives,

and runs.
But she shouldn’t be at the game
At all.

0:17 On the Clock:
Cut Sixty Seven calls,

catches, cradles,
She’s clutch.
But Daddy told her
Not to go.

0:06 Seconds:
Scabbed Sixty Seven sprints,

slides, and shoots.

5 Seconds Gone:

a goal.
Her disobedience,


Back at home,
Scared Sixty Seven
Lacrosse stick clutched,
Ready to be beaten.

Among her teammates,
Sixty Seven is a savior.
Alone with her Daddy,
Who will save her?

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musicismypaintbrush said...
Jan. 3, 2010 at 9:57 am
I don't know much about lacrosse, but I think this is really great! Your writing always has the element of surprise and unexpected depth.
kaleyj replied...
Jan. 3, 2010 at 5:03 pm
thank you!
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