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The pitch of a lifetime

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The pitch of a lifetime

His life had boiled down to this one moment
Nerves shaking but could never show it

A lifetime of practice to get to this fall day
Always saying goodbye & never getting to stay

The half dirt covered plate at his feet
As thousands waiting to leave their seat

Years of not knowing if he could ever get here
He looks up and his mind never this clear

Cheers all around fade away
Today was his day

He has but a single task
The question yet to be asked

His stance he choose to switch
And from a knee here comes the pitch
		She said yes

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  1. Date: 11/4/2013 3:05:00 PM
    Awwww that got me at the end lol love the rhyming and great flow! Sweet poem.

  1. Date: 10/31/2013 6:28:00 PM
    I got caught looking at a called strike. Great switch-a-roo at the end...Excellent title too!