It's Not Easy To Be MeA Story by Mica
(The title is from Five For Fighting's song "Superman (It's Not Easy)". After reading this, you'll see why. It's a short story I wrote about the demeanor of an NFL quarterback after during a post-game interview after they've just lost a game. Enjoy and le
This is a previous version of It's Not Easy To Be Me.
Listening to a quarterback analyze his loss is painful. His voice is flat and lifeless and the way each breath comes out sounds like he's choked up and near tears. Every word out of his mouth is laced with pure disappointment. Not at the team, but solely with himself.
When you take a closer look at his face it’s almost too much to bear. His face is devoid of life and missing that spark of determination that glowed there earlier in the day. His eyes are glazed over, confirming that he's moved on from battling the opposing team and now he's only fighting tears. But once the media stops watching his every move, it will only be a matter of time before he forfeits that struggle and lets the tears fall as they wish.
Even if you hate that given quarterback, it's at that moment that you wish you could give him the world, or at least the win.
© 2009 Mica
AboutI don't write much. I try, but in the end, I can never express my feelings well enough to be heard. I'm hoping to change that, maybe through the writing of poems. I'm one of those people that gets .. more..
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