Take one for the team.

The thrill of the game,
too strong to explain.
The ump yells "Strike one!"
I won't be outdone.

"Strike two!"
One more strike and I knew.
No longer for fun,
this game must be won.

I pick up my bat,
and readjust my hat.
I kick my foot in the dirt,
tomorrow this'll hurt.

She winds up her arm,
of course meaning no harm.
She releases the ball,
a hit to the leg, and I fall.

"Batter's hit, take your base!'
I limp to first, with a smile on my face.
Running from third with great pride,
she crosses home with a slide.

That’s it! That’s the game!
The whole crowd chants my name!
This feeling is glorious,
to come out victorious.





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Milo! said...
Mar. 27, 2010 at 8:42 pm
I really love this. I really like how everyone can relate to this. I hope you keep writing, because this is great. You should check out some of my stuff. I think you would like it.
 
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