Deep inside I was glad I was the chosen,
Outwardly cool, yet within I was frozen,
I cut to the corner so the play could unfold,
But a teammate did not do as he was told,
The point-guard was stuck, he was forced to shoot,
I watched the ball go right through the hoop,
The crowd cheered, the team jumped for joy,
Everyone surrounded the heroic young boy,
I too cheered so no one would see,
What I really felt was,"It should have been me!,"
Disappointment, anger, looking to blame,
"Did I miss my dream chance at fame?"