Poetry: Louis Kasatkin

By Louis Kasatkin

Louis is editorial administrator at www.DestinyPoets.co.uk and founder of Destiny Poets and in his spare time is a civic, community, political activist, blogger and general nuisance to the status quo!
 Louis Kasatkin

The Putt

Eye,
ball,
eye, ball
eyeball;
these last 3 feet
on the par 4 18th,
this putt for birdie,
this putt for the championship;
464 yards,
1,392 feet
traversed with inimitable ease
leaving just these last 3;
back to the practice putt,
stroke, stroke,
swish, swish,
the hole's diameter expands
then contracts
yet all remains the same;
breath,
posture;
breath,
aim-point;
pressure,
breathe,
breathe,
eyeball,
breathe,
eye, ball,
eye,
ball,
breathe;
play...

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