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A Haiku - Zealousness

Updated on February 26, 2015

Is there still zeal enough?

Ardent enthusiasm turns to zeal.
Ardent enthusiasm turns to zeal. | Source

Cheers leading a cause....



They practice early.

Victorious cheers ready.

Zeal needed to win.


Note:

It is summer, but already the school's young cheerleaders are practicing. Even before the football players are practicing for the games of Fall, the cheerleaders are drilling, practicing, tumbling, filled with anticipatory enthusiasm. Can they know any victory is certain or pending? But, cheer they will, hoping their zeal will be contagious, the zeal needed for others to win when the competitions begin.

The mother and dad are smiling, supportive, encouraging first footsteps, first words, first struggles along the way. Can they know any victory is certain or pending? But, cheer they will, hoping their zeal will be contagious, the zeal needed for others to win in the competitions of life.

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    • rebeccamealey profile image

      Rebecca Mealey 5 years ago from Northeastern Georgia, USA

      Nice Haiku. A game just wouldn't be the same without the cheerleaders, and you captured their enthusiasm here!

    • Gypsy Rose Lee profile image

      Gypsy Rose Lee 5 years ago from Riga, Latvia

      True encouraging zest and zeal the way to go.

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