Forced against his desire, and made to punch, and jab

Michael Bentt never intended to be one of boxing world’s fab

In a sport where ‘colour’ mattered more than aesthetics and quality

Surya Bonaly failed to buck the trend yet found a passion giving her glee

Jean Van De Velde’s meltdown at the very last hole cost him the Open

Only to open the Doors to a world where peace, tranquility and service did beckon

In the vocabulary of the daft these athletes may have been losers from within

They are true champions possessing statures Gargantuan.

(Word Count: 96)

Sammi Cox Weekend Writing Prompt #195

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