Duane Koukol: ‘Five-Ten P.M.’ | CraigDailyPress.com
YOUR AD HERE »

Duane Koukol: ‘Five-Ten P.M.’

To the editor:

The football game on mute.

Sunday night, Pink Floyd, on KFMU radio.

You missed your war, of football announcers?

Patch in your own lyrics.

A first pat, on the left shoulder, not a hit, by a Forty-Niner!

A choreographed game of keep away.

And even without sound, improvised, not well rehearsed.

Unlike everything else, great game, by the way.

But, like fifteen minutes of Nine News.

Thirteen different political ads, with no sound, blessed.

How many times must you feel it run?

Not taking anything from you, Payton.

Five-Ten, how many more with you throw before your seasons are done?

On a Sunday night in October.

Payton, this one is for you.

Muted, yes, but not just another game!

A moment in silence, for the orange, “Omaha, white eighteen, on blue.”

Payton drops back, he has Thomas.

In the corner of the end zone.

Did he get both feet in?

The replay officials will have a look at this one?

They replay all touchdowns.

These silent words of praise, P.M., are truly meant for you.

Duane Koukol

Craig


Support Local Journalism

Support Local Journalism

Readers around Craig and Moffat County make the Craig Press’ work possible. Your financial contribution supports our efforts to deliver quality, locally relevant journalism.

Now more than ever, your support is critical to help us keep our community informed about the evolving coronavirus pandemic and the impact it is having locally. Every contribution, however large or small, will make a difference.

Each donation will be used exclusively for the development and creation of increased news coverage.

For tax deductible donations, click here.
 

Start a dialogue, stay on topic and be civil.
If you don't follow the rules, your comment may be deleted.

User Legend: iconModerator iconTrusted User