Friday, 31 July 2015

Capturing a Moment in Time - by Toma

It’s only mid-night but the freezing air beats me down. My team mates on the sideline are in a warm spot in their jackets but it feels like there are polar bears trying to stop me from getting to the try line.

I get 4 points from scoring.  Now I go to take the kick but my legs are freezing.

To me it feels like I'm in Antarctica, but I will be brave and go for the kick. When I step back and look at the ball and then the goalpost, in my brain I’m saying to myself “I will get this kick over.”

My heart is beating a million beats per hour.  My fans are screaming at me and they are saying, “Get it over! Get it over!” I look at the ball, then I look at the goalpost. I look at the ball, then I look at the goalpost. I look at the ball, then I look at the goalpost.


My fans are shouting at me like a monkey in a zoo. I get annoyed. Then I look at the ball then I look at the goal post one last time.  I try going with what my heart said and it said I will get it over. Then I step back and then I take a little jog, then…


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1 comment:

  1. Hi Toma I love the way you have described how you are feeling. I would love to know what happens next!

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