Rhyme & Rhythm: Poems for Student Athletes
Sarah J. Donovan
Archer Publishing, Sep 15, 2021 - Poetry - 176 pages
What is it like to be a student athlete? Basketballer, runner, swimmer, cyclist, gymnast, pitcher, wrestler, football, tennis or lacrosse player? And what is it like to balance school, practice, work, family life, love, and all that competing? What is it like for the heart, the mind, and the body? What is it like for the spirit?
Rhyme & Rhythm: Poems for Student Athletes captures through exquisite and heart-felt poetry the lives, pains, sufferings, revelations, grit, and triumphs of the student athlete. On the track, on the diamond, on the court, on the street, in the home, in the ring, and through all walks of life. More than forty renown poets have come together to illustrate the tightrope walk, the personal challenges, and the self-discovery of this amazing and often overlooked group of people. Dive in and discover the poetic life, both the rhyme and the rhythm, of the student athlete.
Poetry by J.M. Allen, Sarah Allen, Dick Altman, Kristin Bartley Lenz, Erin Becker, Tamara Belko, Alu Bility, Lossine Bility, Joe Bisicchia, Stefani Boutelier, Beth Brody, Bryan Ripley Crandall, Mary E. Cronin, Chris Crowe, Sarah J. Donovan, Zetta Elliott, Nikki Fragala Barnes, Glenda Cowen-Funk, Nikki Grimes, Valerie Hunter, Kim Johnson, Stacey Joy, Sandra Marchetti, Dennis McGonagle, Linda Mitchell, Lisa Moore Ramee, Heidi Mordhorst, Gae Polisner, John G. Rodwan, Jr., Anna J. Small Roseboro, Pastel Schway, Laura Shovan, Margaret Simon, Kate Sjostrom, Krista Surprenant, Natalia Sylvester, Lisa Timpf, Celeste Trimble, Padma Venkatraman, Karen J. Weyant, Ismee Williams, Tanya Winder, Seana Hurd-Wright, and Robin Yardi.