Wednesday, February 19, 2014

You always WIN

Poetry Jam
Olympics

Life is Olympic

If you loose,
you still win!
If you win,
you share the victory!
If you loose by time
a fraction of a second,
It is not a loss by talent!
If your loss is by points
it may be a judgment call,
not less talent at all!
Win or loose here..
You win in spirit
You win in commitment
You win in life!

I have felt skis in the snow and wind in my face
But I can not race
I have felt the ice and the backwards chance
But can not dance
I have felt the fun of the ride
But do not want to fast slide!

Happy to watch from here
Excited without the fear
I love to cheer ... end from start
We are all
Olympians at heart.



Think about it...what was your Olympic moment? 
 We ALL have one!!




15 comments:

  1. I think you describe what a lot of us experience when it comes to watching the Olympics. We share their excitement without the fear or the risks and are indeed 'Olympians at heart'.

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  3. A good philosophy to take to heart. Nicely done!

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  4. I enjoyed the thoughts of winning in life, and shared victories.

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  5. So true, we are all Olympians one way or another. We all have had the joy of winning at one point or another & the sadness of defeat as well. And as we watch the television Olympics, we do identify, don't we?

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  6. its been a while but i used to ski pretty well back in the day...before i crushed my legs...its an amazing feeling...

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  7. Great post, and know that you have had many "olympic moments"!

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    1. Well actually the birth of my two girls were Olympic moments for me. With lasting gold results for sure.

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  8. Great words and really captures the spirit if the games, we all have moments it is just recognizing them and loving them.

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  9. Well done...thanks for sharing

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  10. You describe well why people love cheering and watching sports events. And the Olympic sports have such variety.

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  11. Rae, so true, we've all felt that rush. I used to run track and that was amazing, but my Olympic sense came in a team building exercise when I had to walk a tightrope! :-) Thank you for the smile and the memory. Congrats on your 500 miles!

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  12. Amazing - 500 miles! I'm not sure I would be able to walk for months after that!

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