Well-suited to a Trophy


Frilly ribbons, nearly obscured.

Well, the netball all went well,
And Jeneva buzzed around;
But I do now need to tell
What at Swim School then she found.

Her eight-hundred metre badge
To her duly handed out,
But she didn’t get to cadge
‘One-five’ mention she could flout.

So, it wasn’t swum in time,
But she swam it nonetheless,
And it wouldn’t be a crime
To have said so, I would guess?

Anyway, proceedings went
On right up to merry end,
With no further callout sent
That she’d need to apprehend.

Then, last trophy of the day
Was ‘best overall’ you see;
She’d worn costume, so no way
Could a winner there she’d be.

But, though no overall
In the pool she’d ever worn,
As such swimmer came the call
She the best one was this morn!

© June 2019 Colonialist

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Active septic geranium who plays with words writing fantasy novels and professionally editing, with notes writing classical music, and with riding a mountain bike, horses and dinghies. Recently Indie Publishing has been added to this list.
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17 Responses to Well-suited to a Trophy

  1. Tokeloshe. says:

    Well done Jeneva!

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  2. Debra says:

    Congratulations, J! She is really a consistent “star” in the water, I’d say! You are a great encourager, and that’s a gift, as well. 🙂

    Like

  3. Widdershins says:

    Very nice trophy! 😀

    Like

  4. SueW says:

    Many Congratulations J, you are a star, but guess what, no matter what achieve you will always be a star in Granddad Les’s eyes, and in my book he’s another star! 🙂

    Liked by 1 person

  5. gipsika says:

    Well done little J!! Wow! Then again, with such a committed grandad, it couldn’t have gone too much differently, could it? 🙂

    Liked by 1 person

  6. Geluk! Maak mens lekker trots

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  7. susanben says:

    Congrats! Greetings to MBH!

    Liked by 1 person

  8. de Wets Wild says:

    Congratulations Jeneva! And to her supporters too!

    Liked by 1 person

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