I Made It To The Starting Line



Make ready for life's escapades:
the adventurous pranks.
Revelry is the masquerade
mingled with tugs and yanks.
Prepare to voice from your design
"I made it to the starting line."

Make ready for life's unforeseen:
the unexpected turns.
Pliancy is the trampoline
mingled with bounds and churns.
Prepare to voice from your design
"I made it to the starting line."

Make ready for life's marathon:
the long-distance footrace.
Endurance is the paragon
mingled with grit and grace.
Prepare to voice from your design
"I made it to the starting line."
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Submitted on January 13, 2010

Modified on March 05, 2023

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Quick analysis:

Scheme xaxaBB cdcdBB efefBB
Closest metre Iambic tetrameter
Characters 526
Words 93
Stanzas 3
Stanza Lengths 6, 6, 6

Wallace Dean LaBenne

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