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Olympics: A Poem of Inspiration in Haiku

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Rio...home of the 2016 Olympics...

Rio...home of the 2016 Olympics...


Rio Olympics,

Is so full of statistics.

Surrealistic.

There, a legitimacy of the Human Spirit...

There, a legitimacy of the Human Spirit...


Legitimacy,

There, the true human spirit.

Its participants.

Hope for the future,

Hope for the future,


Hope for the future,

Where all to compete, embrace.

Our best Human Race.

Our best human race...

Our best human race...

Comments

whonunuwho (author) from United States on August 23, 2016:

Yes we did. This was one of the most successful for our country this olympics.

Shauna L Bowling from Central Florida on August 23, 2016:

We sure took the world by storm in Rio, didn't we, whonu?

whonunuwho (author) from United States on August 17, 2016:

Hopefully this olympics will end in a friendly way. So far, so good. Thanks.whonu

whonunuwho (author) from United States on August 17, 2016:

Thank you my friend and yes, there is still hope for our nation no matter how much we seem to be soiled right now by politics. Thanks. whonu

teaches12345 on August 17, 2016:

This very much says it all. The true human spirit is what is embraced in this competition.

Bronwen Scott-Branagan from Victoria, Australia on August 17, 2016:

Well, it's certainly been a topic of conversation - and of TV watching for the last couple of weeks. Enjoyed your poems.

Michael-Milec on August 15, 2016:

Uplifting message of increasing Hope where humanity compete for excellence...

whonunuwho (author) from United States on August 15, 2016:

Thank you so much my friend and many blessings. whonu

Ruby Jean Richert from Southern Illinois on August 15, 2016:

This is a beautiful inspiring poem of our best all over the world. I've been watching and cheering them on.