Commonwealth Games 2018

I was seduced by the Gold Coast in April,

The Commonwealth Games entertained me from this magical Australian place,

Countries united by a Commonwealth heritage,

In competition, determined to win every Gold medal, match, game and race.

Australia dominated the pool and medals table,

Team England gained an admirable second place with their achievements and medals haul,

There were medals for African, Asian, Oceania, European and Caribbean nations,

They joined in the spirit of these 'friendly games,' and had a ball.

The Commonwealth Games comes only once every four years,

Next Games - Birmingham, England 2022,

Commonwealth sports men and women await in preparation for the next Games,

Driven by the will to win and their competitive spirits refreshed and anew.



  • Michael Edwards

    Not something on my radar I'm afraid apart from a summary I saw at the tail end of the news I know nothing about it. Guess I have an artistic temperament rather than a sports one. Nonetheless I recognise a great write to honour the event

  • FineB

    Thank you Michael.

    Much appreciated.

    Keep writing


    I agree FRIEND ~ It was the friendliest games I have ever witnessed ! I was on holiday fro the College where I teach Science so was able to watch during the day ! The SPIRIT among the competitors was so so loving and England did us proud across the whole range ~ I loved every minute of it ! Better than the OLYMPICS ~ No Drugs ~ USA / Russian Rivalry etc just pure sportmanship and sharing & caring ! BRUM 2022 should be equally as GREAT ! Thanks for caring & sharing. Please check my poems ~ Thanks B !

    • FineB

      Thanks Brian.

      Thank you for your comments

      Much appreciated.

      Will check your poems.

      You take care now.

      Keep writing

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