Submit Your Poems
Get Your Premium Membership


See and share Beautiful Nature Photos and amazing photos of interesting places



Quote of the Day

Quote Left"The harder you work, the luckier you get."Quote Right

by Gary Player

  |  Comment

Basketball

Alecia Henderson Avatar  Send Soup Mail  Block poet from commenting on your poetry

Below is the poem entitled Basketball which was written by poet Alecia Henderson. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

Read Poems by Alecia Henderson

Best Alecia Henderson Poems

+ Fav Poet

Basketball

Bouncing 
A rhythm on repeat   
Exhaustion heavy 
Impossible to admit defeat 
Nor to succumb to the pain 
Winner is not a title for the weak; 
Every action with immense prudence 
Adrenaline surging 
The comfort of the texture 
Beneath my fingertips 
Suppressed all that wasn't 
The hoop or the ball 
Endorphins pervade and taken me aflight 
Floating, the rim vastly wider 
The length of court shortened 
Sweat dripped 
Poured from my face 
Intensifying, heating the air 
Humility all I can taste 
As I struggled for my breath 
My mind pensive on committing 
All my energy to be left 
Here on the floor 
My escape, my addiction 
Where I can leave myself behind
Basketball...
The only love i can call mine

Post Comments

Please Login to post a comment



A comment has not been posted for this poem. Be the first to comment.