2008 Olympic Games Poem by Ahmad Shiddiqi

2008 Olympic Games

Rating: 2.5


(dedicated to people who love sports)

citius
altius
fortius

fastest
highest
strongest

eight, eight, eight
Chinese culture
bring fortunate

Beijing, China
Bird's Nest Stadium
marvellous ceremony

fantastic fireworks
laser performances
80 countries' leaders

five Fuwa
dancing Beijing
one world, one dream

five interlocking rings
blue, black, yellow, red, green
America, Africa, Australia, Asia, Europe

sportivity
above
all

COMMENTS OF THE POEM
Greenwolfe 1962 27 August 2008

I love sport as well. I wanted to read what value you found in such. GW62

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Ivor Hogg 02 September 2008

Topical loved the Latin Tags

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Fred Babbin 10 September 2008

I find your style very strange.

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premji premji 17 January 2009

think of the poor who were wiped of from shanghai for olimpics 2008.........

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Omar Ibrahim 14 March 2009

nice words! !

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Kolawole Ajao 17 April 2010

I like sport and I like poem, and the two you have combined. Nice one, Ahmad.

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Joseph Vincent Orlanda 04 April 2010

a summary of the 2008 olympic games in such a few, detailed, vivid words...masterfully done.

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Rachel Butler 20 September 2009

citius altius fortius Rachel Ann Butler

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Surya . 06 June 2009

sports and fireworks.nice posted10 surya

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Kuji Soliman 04 June 2009

Breath taking, i loved it soooo much! ! !

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Ahmad Shiddiqi

Semarang, Central Java, Indonesia
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