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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 2/9/2006
I have to agree this is a great write, keep em coming
God Bless
Reviewed by Birgit and Roger Pratcher 2/8/2006
Great write!
Love and Hugs, Birgit and Roger
Reviewed by Trish - The Trickster 2/8/2006
Super job here. Fantastic.
Reviewed by Walker Jackson (Reader) 2/8/2006
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 2/8/2006
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 2/8/2006
I see the olympic bug bit you!!

Thanks for sharing!!

Love Tinka
Reviewed by Elizabeth Taylor (Reader) 2/8/2006
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 2/8/2006
Great tribute to the games Karla! Beautiful senryu and graphic!
I love to watch the olympics!

Reviewed by Jerry Bolton (Reader) 2/8/2006
Hooray fer our side and boo to their side. Why lie? Good.
Reviewed by Jane Rodway 2/8/2006
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 2/8/2006

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 2/8/2006
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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