Jan Hauck

Rookie - 273 Points (June 1,1978)

Short-Distance Runner - Poem by Jan Hauck

Oh there, the engine starts again,
This rush, this push of excitation.
Transcending (trying!) as a man,
The mind a spark of agitation.

Just then, a few lines down the track,
The rush seems slowly to descend,
And I must stop, yet can't go back,
I rest, the energy is spent.

Awake, don't stop, invigorate,
The poem must not be discarded,
And may the words appear quite late,
They're always very well regarded.

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Poem Submitted: Sunday, April 15, 2012

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