The Track Meet

Angela Ibarra, Contributing Artist

Spotlights pointed all around the track
Wind pushing me back
Making me feel still

Voices in my head
Waiting for the sound of the gun shot

Different people from different schools
Eyes pointed at me
Didn’t believe in myself

People cheering for other people
Quaking and shaking

Had to go in beast mode
Pounding the earth with feet that never seem to touch the ground
Ran through the finish line