Play The Game



Run the race. Soar the skies.
Keep the pace.
Earn the prize.

Hit the gong. Have the fun.
Sing the song.
Greet the sun.

Cut the bait. Hook the fish.
Pick the mate.
Make the wish.

Kick the can. Skip the rope.
Craft the plan.
Grant the hope.

Spin the top. Ride the steed.
Dance the bop.
Meet the need.

Hop the wall. Take the aim.
Catch the ball.
Play the game.
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Submitted on February 05, 2010

Modified on March 05, 2023

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Quick analysis:

Scheme AXA BXB CXC DXD EXE FXF
Closest metre Iambic dimeter
Characters 340
Words 72
Stanzas 6
Stanza Lengths 3, 3, 3, 3, 3, 3

Wallace Dean LaBenne

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