Allison Roe, Allison!

Composed on Oct. 24th, 1981


Allison Roe, Allison!
O lightning wonder-speed,
O soaring energy-light!
You are your dauntless soul.
In you, a fount of delight.
New York sings Auckland’s Victory-Song.
O champion of champions,
New Zealand’s thunder-gong!

[Allison Roe of New Zealand was the 1981 winner of the Boston and New York City Marathons.
In the NYC Marathon, she set a new world record of 2:25:29.]

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