James Rim

So Close...Yet Time Is Fading

Time is fading as the score is tied,
I could hear the crowd cheering "go team go!"
Players pushing themselves as sweat is dripping down.

Sneakers screeching as the players are moving down the court,
30-29-28...15 seconds left in the game,
"Move the ball!" yells the coach.

I pass the ball as the right guard is free,
TRAPPED by the defense as he passes back to me,
5 seconds left in the game.

"SHOOT!" yell the fans,
I take the open jump shot as my fingerrs release the ball,
4-3-2-1!

Boing-Boing-SWISH!
Everyone is going crazy as I hit the game winning shot,
Players screaming, fans cheering, and coaches jumping.

We have just won the championship,
What a close game it was,
Yet, it was such an awesome game!





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