Perhaps there was not enough effort
Perhaps there was not enough skill
Maybe there were too many mistakes
Maybe we ran the wrong drill

Perhaps we didn’t take enough risks
Perhaps too many were taken
Maybe our hearts weren’t in it
Maybe I am mistaken

Perhaps we did not work together
Perhaps we had little communication
Maybe it was the coach
Maybe we lacked in collaboration

Perhaps our plays were unsuccessful
Perhaps we thought it would be a piece of cake
Maybe we got ahead of ourselves
Maybe we decided to break

Perhaps it was no one’s fault at all
Perhaps we gave it our best
Maybe that just was not good enough
Maybe we can give our worries a rest

Perhaps it was just not our day
Perhaps we need failure in order to succeed
Maybe next time we will do better
Maybe this can be agreed



Good poem. Sometimes you have to fail in order to succeed.

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