Tom J. Mariani

Rookie (January 1948 / San Francisco, CA)

2008: From 2001 - Just Enough To Win - Poem by Tom J. Mariani

No wasted energy here
You have to watch closely
Before you realize that older
And gray to playing way

Below his level

For him
It's a rather light half-court workout
Winner's outs lots of youth
He's mediator coach and

Outside go-to guy

He doesn't bang much
In the middle anymore
He's just where he needs to be
When he needs to be

Slightly above inside and
A step ahead

Comments about 2008: From 2001 - Just Enough To Win by Tom J. Mariani

  • (5/8/2008 10:18:00 AM)

    Tom: Nicely done. It is a different kind of challenge to be able to play smarter instead of playing harder. And contrary to bumpersticker wisdom, it is not old age and treachery winning out over youth and skill.

    Many thanks,
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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, May 7, 2008

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