Bernard Snyder

Silver Star - 3,371 Points (11-07-1959 / Savannah Ga.)

'Talking Trash On South Beach' - Poem by Bernard Snyder

"Talking Trash on South Beach"

When I first mentioned
I was getting out of Cleveland
to join another team
with a few players I believed in (I heard a lot rumors)
folks were saying we couldn't win
no one would believe in us
Chicago and Boston was unbeatable
we lack cohesiveness
and it only got worse
as sub-par teams started beating us…..
but we came together as a team
found our stride,
started believing in one another
pushed our egos aside
we stopped listening to rumors
played our own tune
four and a half months later
we were playing in June (for a championship)
we didn't get to win it all
I guess it was way too soon
but one thing is for certain
we proved all those naysayers wrong.

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, June 20, 2012

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