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I knew I wasn’t ready.
I hadn’t practiced enough,
Others were so, so good.

I got up anyway, started my routine
One I had done hundreds of time in class
But my nerves had taken over.
There go any chance of first or second,
But it’s double elimination.
I get up again, same as before, the nerves take over.

I knew I wasn’t ready.
I hadn’t practiced enough,
Others were so, so good.

Last place, no tears.





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alanacarlene said...
Oct. 27, 2010 at 3:13 pm
i like how you ended it with the beginning. this was good. why did you write it? what was it that you were doing???
 
Lizzytizzy This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. replied...
Nov. 2, 2010 at 8:47 pm
nk you, Iwrote it for a karate tournament I epicly failed. :/
 
alanacarlene replied...
Nov. 3, 2010 at 3:59 pm

Aww I'm sorry but at least you can say you failed at a karate tournament because I know a lot of people that can't even say that (me included) haha

There's always a next time right?!

 
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