Got this from my friend Heather by email…the author is unkown but if anyone knows who wrote it tell me and i’ll credit her/him…
Reading from The Book of Legends – Bolt 2 Vs 19-32
19: And when they were all gathered in a certain place in
the land of Lon, these
swift men of many nations, Usain, he being the swiftest of
the lot, did turn and say
to his fellow brethren from the land of Jahm.
20: Verily I shall go before thee to prepare a place on the
mountain for all of us
and one shall stand on my right hand and the other on my
21: For know thee this, there are precious metals on offer
and it is written that we
are the chosen ones and that we alone shall partake of the
gold, silver and bronze
which they have prepared for us on Olympia.
22: There shall be none before us.
23: There shall be none with us on the mount of victory
24: Verily shall the naysayers be silenced and they shall
behold the people of Jahm
25: And they shall say amongst themselves “What sign is
this? How can a land so
small produce such giants?”
26: And they will be struck dumb.
27: We shall cover ourselves with the Black, the Green and
the Gold and show them
the back of our spiked feet.
28: They shall try to overtake us on the curved path. They
29: They will try to ambush us in the straits. But they will
again fail, for we will
have already passed that way.
30: The tribe of Lewis shall make burnt offerings and pray
that duppy will tek us but
they will fail and be blinded, dumbfounded and confounded.
31: You Yohan of the Beastly Tribe, and you young Warrior of
the Tribe of Weir are
the chosen ones to be with me in victory.
32: Therefore I say unto thee brethren of Racers, come
swiftly and tarry not in this
starting place and I will meet thee both at the end of this
chevroned path [anon]
Unfortunately I don’t know who wrote this… but I do know
more precious metals will be earned by our relay teams today
3 thoughts on “From the Book of Legends?”
Watching those three golden saltires rising at the medal ceremony was wonderful.
Lovely! Yes, the naysayers were indeed struck dumb…