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Rule of the Bone

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the person who has the football and creates plays for the team to score. So a play maker.

Literal meaning

The quarter back receieves the ball and he's faking while someone holds off the opposition for him to find a wide receiver to score a touchdown. While he's making a decision on what his next play shold be he realizes that his decision in a game relates to the decisions he makes off the field.

After this, he concludes that the receiver downfield isn't in a good position hence he doesn't give him the ball thus finding another option.

Football Analysis Louis Jenkins

Title

The title is FOOTBALL which basically is what the person in this poem is playing.

The character is also a quarterback and for those who don't know what a quarterback he's basically the person who has the football and creates plays for the team to score. So a play maker.

Literal meaning

The quarter back receieves the ball and he's faking while someone holds off the opposition for him to find a wide receiver to score a touchdown. While he's making a decision on what his next play shold be he realizes that his decision in a game relates to the decisions he makes off the field.

After this, he concludes that the receiver downfield isn't in a good position hence he doesn't give him the ball thus finding another option.

Structure

This poem is also 1 big chunk. It might be maybe because the poem describes just 1 second of a football game, everything

and yea hello shallom ahhom saduduuud

take the snap from the center, fake to the right, fade back...

I've got protection. I've got a receiver open downfield...

What the hell is this? This isn't a football, it's a shoe, a man's

brown leather oxford. A cousin to a football maybe, the same

skin, but not the same, a thing made for the earth, not the air.

I realize that this is a world where anything is possible and I

understand, also, that one often has to make do with what one

has. I have eaten pancakes, for instance, with that clear corn

syrup on them because there was no maple syrup and they

weren't very good. Well, anyway, this

...

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