POETRY

He MAID It His Way

A poem

Norman Marcotte
Write Under the Moon
2 min readMar 20, 2024

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Person with camping gear at an opening in the forest
Camping in the forest. Photo by Andrew Neel on Unsplash

My father was a sign of health
Phys. Ed. teacher, decathlete, hockey player
He taught me how to swim, bike, and skate.

He instilled in me the value of a healthy body
He professed he would beat us in sports until he was 60
He succeeded, kicking my butt in cross-country skiing.

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Norman Marcotte
Write Under the Moon

Writer, runner, mentor, dreamer. Author of "Take 10 and Reach the Boston Marathon" and the children's book "Frankenstein's Science Project".