Running into the Unpracticed MAG

March 10, 2011
By drestrerrr SILVER, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
drestrerrr SILVER, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
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My Nikes are laced
and my legs are locked
I find myself balancing
on a thin-wired catwalk
I've got two feet to make
a simple decision,
a left to cause backaches
and a right to bring television
But on the catwalk's bridge,
I take my left foot higher
No longer standing on the ridge,
I'm making myself a flyer
Dozens of kids standing around
in wonder of the self
I've come and found
No more hiding in bookshelves
or in Rachel's living room
I'm making a new entrance
with a bang and a pop
and a lightning kaboom

The author's comments:
I've joined the track team at my school, which is something out of character for me. I'm not the most athletic person and I'm challenging myself to broaden my horizons.

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on Apr. 10 2011 at 8:22 pm
BrightBurningCampeador PLATINUM, Portland, Oregon
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Nice. Without your comment I probably wouldn't understand it, but with it I can really relate.

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