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Senryu Chain (5/7/5): Let the Games Begin
by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner
Wednesday, February 08, 2006
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and years of training have brought
them to this moment;

the spotlight on them;
the entire world watching,
united as one

behind the athletes
standing at the starting gate
of Olympic fame -

love for the sport shines
as bright as the medals they
have already one

in their golden dreams;
the pressure is off; nothing
can shake their focus:

Hope remains for mankind; we
watch greatness happen.

(c) 2006, Karla Dorman.

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Reviewed by Michelle Kidwell Power In The Pen
I have to agree this is a great write, keep em coming
God Bless
Reviewed by Birgit and Roger Pratcher
Great write!
Love and Hugs, Birgit and Roger
Reviewed by Trish - The Trickster
Super job here. Fantastic.
Reviewed by Walker Jackson (Reader)
Hooray, a tribute to atheletes the world over. I really admire great atheletes. Their sacrifice is immense. My son lives in Beijing. Maybe he'll invite me over.
Reviewed by F William Broome
A good one! Thanks for the reminder. We'll have no more cartoons and the like during the Games... and that's an order! GO U S A ! ! ! - Bill
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes
I see the olympic bug bit you!!

Thanks for sharing!!

Love Tinka
Reviewed by Elizabeth Taylor (Reader)
Will have to watch, thanks for the reminder. TV is usually off in this house except on a few evenings. You do so well in these chains you create. Good work!

Reviewed by E T Waldron
Great tribute to the games Karla! Beautiful senryu and graphic!
I love to watch the olympics!

Reviewed by Jerry Bolton (Reader)
Hooray fer our side and boo to their side. Why lie? Good.
Reviewed by Jane Rodway
Yes, they do give us hope in their striving for excellence, and that is the perfect ending to this poem.
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado

You have scored yourself a GOLD MEDAL with this winner of a write! BRAVA!! Well done, Poet! :)

(((HUGS))) and much love, your twin, Karen Lynn. :D

Saving this one! :)
Reviewed by Peter Paton
Wow Karla
You display your wonderful diversity of skills again in this impressive senryu chain !
I loved this compelling one " in their golden dreams;
the pressure is off; nothing
can shake their focus: "
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