Sports Poem by Teens

I wrote this poem in about 10 minutes one day because I didn't do my homework and had 10 minutes before class. It expresses my love for the sport of skateboarding and also the negatives of it.

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We'll when I read this poem I legitly started to sort of cried because Mitchell Described me so well. And he knows what is it is about thank you so much. You inspired me to write about...

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Skateboarding

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Published: September 2008

The bumps, bruises, and broken bones
The blood that pours from open wounds
The stitches needed to mend the cuts
All of this can become too much

The death-defying leaps of faith
The frightening heights at which you face
You still decide to risk your life
Just because it all feels right

Some people do it day and night
Just because it's a way of life
To have the thrill without a pill
Skateboarding is my way of life

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  • by Jack Casement, Nebraska U.S.A
  • 7 years ago

We'll when I read this poem I legitly started to sort of cried because Mitchell Described me so well. And he knows what is it is about thank you so much. You inspired me to write about skateboarding poems.:)

  • by Venus Cureg
  • 8 years ago

yes I love this poem for it relates about the life of a football player. yes it is indeed risky to become such kind of player.
it is very impressive poem

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