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Sunday, September 07, 2008


PoeArtry by Charles Frederickson & Saknarin Chinayote

Less hyped yet equally important
Paralympics ignites Flame of Hope
Serving as Agent of Promise
Exhibiting boundless courage mindful strength

These very special gifted athletes
Making most of God-given talents
Rigorous training empowers buoyant resilience
Determined to better personal bests

Defeatist attitude the real disability
Anything is possible overcoming handicaps
Expectations set far too low
Weighty challenge uplifting derring-do bars

Making an impact arena difference
Victors simply refuse to lose
Also-rans brave in valiant attempts
Gaining confidence next time victorious

Facing every endurance test head-on
Goal not to have conquered
But to have fought well
Prideful smiles emanating from within

The dynamic duo of always toptimistic upstARTs, Charles Frederickson & Saknarin Chinayote edit, an eclectic cosmopolitan poeartry quarterly EZine. Check out Dr. Chazz’s No Holds Bard website:, and Saknarin’s new Glad Thaidings exhibition: