West Virginia Surfing

November 17, 2010

Floating down current
we decide to be brave
and try our hand
at west Virginia surfing

We enter the waves
anticipating the fun to come
It wasn’t long before
the fun began to fade

Trapped by the currents
with no way to evade
the constant pummeling
force on my chest

Friends engulfed
by the cold river water
our strength all but lost
with our paddles down current

We yell in frustration
cursing our guide
For the relentless
torment he calls fun

Fellow rivermen pull
to no avail,
hope begins to fade,
our spirits soaked and gray

For ten minutes of surfing
we went through hell!

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on Apr. 19 2011 at 12:11 pm
DantheMan BRONZE, Proctorville, Ohio
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Favorite Quote:
Let me tell you something you already know. The world ain't all sunshine and rainbows. It's a very mean and nasty place and I don't care how tough you are it will beat you to your knees and keep you there permanently if you let it. You, me, or nobody is gonna hit as hard as life. But it ain't about how hard ya hit. It's about how hard you can get it and keep moving forward. How much you can take and keep moving forward. That's how winning is done! Now if you know what you're worth then go out and get what you're worth. But ya gotta be willing to take the hits, and not pointing fingers saying you ain't where you wanna be because of him, or her, or anybody! Cowards do that and that ain't you!

good poem but it was a lot worse than what you make it sound like


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