Friday, October 12, 2012

86. My Brother

 
“On the count of three…”

Mom said to me,
I was bursting with excitement—
My brother ran
False start again
Tripping me as he went. 
 
 
 
“Ha! You’re beat!”
said his look,
But he’s a cheat
in my book.  
 
 
 
 
 
MOV
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trifecta writing challenge:  the prompt is "On the count of three"  

10 comments:

  1. Body language shows tripped on purpose ;-)

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  2. hahahaha ah, brotherly love :3

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  3. Haha. I've seen that at the Olympics too!

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  4. Very cute, MOV. Kids still play in the yard???
    Who knew? It been so long since I had kids that age, I had heard all they do is play video games. Someone misinformed me. (seriously, your guys are cute)

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  5. Sisterly love as well. This happened between my sister and I many times. Great job.

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  6. Oh my goodness, that photo could be of my own sons. They are so competitive and thrive on besting the other one!

    Your poem perfectly describes the thoughts of the 'downed' boy.

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  7. This is probably wrong to admit but I think when I was younger I also cheated a time or two with my brother. I never pushed him down but definitely won without earning it. I thought your take on the 33 words was great! Oh, and I'm no longer a cheater but have found that not everyone subscribes to that as an adult. If only it was ok to yell fair and square at someone these days in the office... :)

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  8. There need to be more referees in life, especially with siblings.
    Well done, and the picture was great ;)

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  9. Siblings. Yeesh!

    Great tale ...

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