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Pick-up Basketball


They were gigantic.

Skilled. But I kept showing up,

hoping to be picked.

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I’m not Lebron James


I’m not Lebron James

No lobbed dunks, or pull up j’s

Still, I hoop. I must.

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1,000 Jump Shots

Knees bent. Shoulders squared.

Gooseneck up. Snap your wrist. Fly.

Chasing perfection.