Her Time

With vehement intent

She spoke to the room

Emphasizing her points

And stating her case

Clearly she spoke

The words she’d practiced

Again and again

This time is was for real

This time she could not fail

This time was her chance to shine

This time she would win their vote

And be the next student body president

Written for Fandango’s One-Word Challenge (FOWC) – vehement