Treasure Island

Tony Gonzalez


Football 2


As the years grow harder
So do the choices
Should i listen to myself
Or listen to the voices
For over 3 years
Footballs been my thing
I've dealt with failure
I've pushed threw the sting
But now I'm getting older
Classes need attention
Football should be done
But i twitch a the mention
Football is a pain
It's losing what was fun
I want to quit i do
but I'm not quite done
I was okay not tall at all
Now that could change
But to rise I'd have to fall
If i stop i cant start
If i start i cant start
I'm still at the bottom
Oh so far from the top
If i quit now
I can't start again
I'll fall far behind
There's no way I'll win
But if i keep going
My grades will slip
And its not even fun
So i have to get a grip
Well whether i play
or fall apart
Football will stay
Somewhere in my heart

Submitted: Monday, July 09, 2012

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  • Walterrean Salley (7/26/2012 9:33:00 PM)

    Grew up watching the guys play football, which was fun. We all struggle with choices that are so important to us. Making the right decision is the most important thing. Wish you the best. (Report) Reply

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