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The Soccer Player

Hertha enjoys writing about real life experiences. Her imagination and improving analytical skills allows her write about anything.

An image of the soccer player described in the poem.

An image of the soccer player described in the poem.

He comes around just before the sun sets,

When the birds start to fly around in circles,

And when the sky is becoming clear.

He is tall and maybe a little shy,

His skin is as light as hazel nuts,

His eyes are as round as a soccer ball but just a little smaller,

And his body is pretty alright as he is fit.

He wears a number eight soccer t-shirt,

With blue shorts that show off his perfectly made thighs,

He runs after the ball with purpose,

He plays the ball with discipline and determination.

It is more than just soccer to him,

It is about doing what he loves,

Spending time with his friends,

And being in a place that calms him and allows him to create memories.

When he is not playing he watches his friends play attentively,

I hear him laugh at jokes with his friends,

I hear him shout words to his friends in Afrikaans,

I see him having fun.

His character is one that is admirable,

He is a diciplined player,

He is a good soccer player,

He is the soccer player from my location.

© 2020 Hertha David


Hertha David (author) from Windhoek, Namibia on October 02, 2020:

Hi there Pamela,

Thank you so much for your feedback.

I am glad you enjoyed the poem. I am also glad that I could create a clear image of him in writing.

Do take care.

Hertha David (author) from Windhoek, Namibia on October 02, 2020:

Hi there Trishty,

Thank you so much for your feedback.

I surely have observed him for a while:)

Do take care.

Pamela Oglesby from Sunny Florida on September 28, 2020:

I really enjoyed this poem about soccer. You created a good image of a good soccer player.

Chrish Canosa from Manila Philippines on September 28, 2020:

I love how sure you were in those lines

It's like your painting his soul by just looking at the subject.

Beautiful Ms David :-)

Hertha David (author) from Windhoek, Namibia on September 27, 2020:

Hey there Binoy, thank you for your feedback and I will surely keep it up.

Hey there Lorna, he is indeed a talented player thank you for your kind words.

Hey there Anikta, am glad you enjoyed reading the poem thank you for your feedback.

Do take care all of you.

Ankita B on September 27, 2020:

Beautifully penned. I enjoyed reading it.

Lorna Lamon on September 27, 2020:

I love how descriptive this poem is Hertha and you painted a wonderful image of this soccer player in my mind. He sounds like a talented player with the right attitude. A great tribute.

Binoy from Delhi on September 27, 2020:

Nice thoughts. Keep up the good work.

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