Nov. 11, 2004
The hits keep on coming with our "Can You Haiku?" piece, with another great group of entries for our special September/October double issue. For this month's issue, we're asked for poetry about the retirement of Mia Hamm, Julie Foudy and Joy Fawcett, who will be making their last appearance in a USA jersey on Dec. 8 at The Home Depot Center. Whether it was an ode to one specific player or all three, you all raised the bar with this batch, so much so that it was near impossible to pare down the entries to a baker’s dozen. Here are the best of the best entries.