10 Reasons Why Sport is Better Than Life

  1. Pick your time and place.
  2. A slowly spiraling ball in a clear blue sky.
  3. Clearly marked lines.
  4. Lying together unthinking on the grass.
  5. Know your enemy.
  6. That time when Jimmy broke his leg and we all wrote on the plaster.
  7. Fixed goals.
  8. Let the water run icy down your neck.
  9. Known possibilities.
  10. Mum and dad always wanted me to be someone.