The history of poetry is a long and honored one. Sports has been around since the ancient Greeks decided to codify it. The Mayans used sport to make decisions. And today, the two came together on the Poem-A-Day Challenge.
Write a sports poem. read the prompt. Easy for him to say.
But write a poem I did. I took a look at where things in the sports world began and how it is now. The differences are staggering in some ways. The result was as much, I think, about how man and his pursuits have changed as it is about how sports have shifted emphasis and practice.
I hope you will stop by Claudsy's Blog to take a quick peek at what I saw during that look through the time machine.
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