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Robin's Realm


Game of Life


Is it all a game

This thing we call life


Is there really 3 strikes

and you are out

Is it really that you

score when a touchdown is made

Is it really a goal

when the puck goes in?


Is there such a thing

as a fair ball or a fair catch?


The days of the game go on

This game called life


I donít want to sit on the bench

I donít want to stand on the sidelines


I want to be one of the starters

In this game called life

I want to be the star

I want to shine


So come on game

Throw me those curves

Let me get those tackles


I am ready for you

I will shine

I will be the star

That appears in the headlines


The headlines that read

Game won!!!


Robin was the star player

She played well

She played fair

She conquered it all

That it had to offer


This game they call life


--Robin Walters, November 5, 2005


© Copyright 2005 by Robin Walters. All Rights Reserved. 

Robin Walters is an alcoholic relationship survivor and writer in New York state. Robin still longs to be a school teacher, but now satisfies that longing by sharing her life experiences in the hope that her lessons will lighten the load for others. She may be contacted at robin@empoweredrecovery.com. Read more of her writings at www.EmpoweredRecovery.com/robin .




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