James S.

Final Score

Basketball is a pastime, but
nevertheless I play because
if I don’t there would be no
rest.
        I played for so long,
        and for so much time,
        I feel it is a duty of
        mine to repay those
        who spent their
        precious time
        teaching me how to
        shine.
        My mind keeps
        whispering, “Stop”
        but my body refuses
        to retire.
        I want to climb to the
        top and I’m almost
        there,
        So when I get there I
will sit. Don’t worry I’ll
bring a chair.




[TABLE OF CONTENTS, LHS CLASS OF 2010 EDITION]


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