In The Rain - Silent DialogueThe black and white ball flew through the arms of the goalkeeper, hitting and bending the net backwards, forming an apex with the edges of the goals. The under 17's threw their arms in the air as the ending siren for the last quarter sounded. Hands shook, and fingers grasped at the winning goal kicker. Sweat fell from their faces as they clambered over each other to celebrate their win.
Meanwhile, the opposing team fell solemnly to the ground, lying flat on the warn grass, gasping for air. Their final grunt for victory left them drained and exhausted; the disappointment etched into their red faces.
One boy, James Daniels, lay flat on the ground, his throat wheezing loudly as he breathed life back into his lungs. He turned his head to watch the winning team hoist the week's champion onto their shoulders and bounce off the field. James pushed back on his arms to raise his head from the grass. Looking around at his teammates on the grass, he sighed and stood.
James stretched his wary musc
You're The ReasonYou're the reason I'm standing here,
The reason I don't let go.
If it weren't for you, I'd escape the hold,
Of that, I'm sure you know.
You're the reason I get through the day,
The reason I don't give in.
If you weren't there to hold me still,
I'd fall for every sin.
My apparent friends abandon me,
Leave me in the mud to die.
But in your eyes I see the pain,
You feel it just as I.
You reach your hand to grasp on mine,
And pull me to my feet.
Every time I fall to Earth,
You don't let me call defeat.
When I smile, so full of joy,
You're there to dance around.
You make life a bearable pain,
Fill my ears with joyful sounds.
You're the reason I'm standing here,
The reason I'm hanging on.
Without you there to make me laugh,
I'd be nothing short of gone.