I NEVER LOSE


A Free Verse

I entered a swimming meet yesterday. It is not my sport, but I love to swim.
I tried my best, but my best was not good enough. I lost.
But I will always be a winner in my mind.

Entered a Tennis match with a friend.
I should have told him that was my first tennis match ever.
I did my best, but we lost.
But I will always be a winner in my mind.

My brother needed a golf partner for a half day’s meet.
Of course, I said I will help him out.
I should have shared, I have vertigo.
We did not do well; however, I did got a lot of exercise, but we lost.
But I will always be a winner in my mind.

I have learned that when you do not try something,
you may never know what you can do. You see …
I will always be a winner in my mind because I tried to compete!

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