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Valsa George


Limerick.6- Usain Bolt (Re submission)


Usain Bolt, the 'Cheetah’, like a thunder bolt,
Dashed and darted towards his final halt
With all his might combined
Pushing his opponents behind
Making the world wonder if Bolt, a colt

Submitted: Sunday, August 18, 2013
Edited: Tuesday, August 27, 2013

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I wonder if it is a limerick proper! But watching the World Athletic Meet, and the sprints of Usain Bolt who bagged three gold medals, I am resubmitting this. Usain Bolt is a wonder. What elegance, what ferocious grace to watch this sturdy six footer leaping towards the finish! !

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  • Dinesh Nair (8/20/2013 9:25:00 AM)

    A fine limerick and it is proper as per the format... Usain Bolt deserves the attention of all. The first statement of Thomas Robinson amazes me and every poet has to live and travel along in a bigger world seeing the obviously visible all along.. (Report) Reply

  • Thomas A Robinson (8/20/2013 4:21:00 AM)

    Unfortunately I am unfamilar with Usain Bolt, have never seen him run. But that can be remedied.
    Now you have accomplished two things with your limerick; a good poem and education of the masses. (Report) Reply

  • Tirupathi Chandrupatla (8/19/2013 7:36:00 PM)

    Beautifully described the Cheetah grabbing the finish line. Your poem like a bullet matches the speed of Usain Bolt.
    Thank you. (Report) Reply

  • Nasarudheen Parameswaran (8/19/2013 8:59:00 AM)

    This poem has presented the grace in the Ground as such Congratulations. As Virgina Woolf tells the form is to the interest of the writer.(In he essay, Modern Fiction) (Report) Reply

  • Geetha Jayakumar (8/19/2013 5:28:00 AM)

    Wow..Wonderful poem...Beautiful descriptions.. something quiet different. Loved reading it.

    Thank you Valsa for the Inspiring comments on my poem..It brings positivity in me...Thanks a lot. (Report) Reply

  • Aswath Raman (8/19/2013 2:21:00 AM)

    Bolt is really amazing! Sometimes I think he is a man born to run! Nice limerick ma'am! (Report) Reply

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