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The Game Of Poetry

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The Game Of Poetry



How about this for OPENERS You STOLE my heart away With SIGNS of love and caring A sparkling two way PLAY You guys are all a HIT with me You're WINNERS every time Raising me in the STANDINGS Such loyal FANS of mine Since I was just a ROOKIE poet Had myself quite a RUN Feel like a real VETERAN now This GAME is so much fun Appreciate every seven STAR rating This poetry fits like a GLOVE Quite a CHANGE in one short year Above AVERAGE kind of love So I'm gonna keep on SLUGGING Aiming for the FENCES Hoping to hit a poetic HOME RUN And SCORE with all your senses © Jack Ellison 2013

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  1. Date: 4/25/2013 11:33:00 AM

    Really loved the baseball theme... my trolls are more football orientated as hitting their heads doesn't seem to bother them... the dragons favorite sport is trying to recreate the fourth of July everyday... But the old codger next door shares his radio with Grandpa Troll for baseball... They both sit by the lake and have the dragon roast hot dogs... to go with their beer... LOL Summers a coming I can hear it every where...

    Ellison Avatar Jack Ellison
    Date: 4/25/2013 11:42:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Used to be a baseball FANATIC!!! Knew every player, their averages, how many home runs and what kind of underwear they wore... jockeys or those loosey goosey, free swinging boxers! LOL xoxox
  1. Date: 4/25/2013 9:48:00 AM

    I love the BOLD caps. They EMPHASIZE your point to the EXTREME... hehehe. It would be a gloomier place without you here, Jack. I'm afraid I'm not familiar with the seven star ratings though? Lucilla gave me one recently... but I didn't know you could rate poems?

    Ellison Avatar Jack Ellison
    Date: 4/25/2013 9:56:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Don't care a lick about ratings, it just fit into my baseball theme! LOL!
  1. Date: 4/25/2013 8:13:00 AM

    You knocked this out of the ballpark. No birds were injured as the ball left the field. :) Spot on!

    Ellison Avatar Jack Ellison
    Date: 4/25/2013 8:17:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    LOL As I said to Russell, don't know how our friends from around the world will respond to this one! Thanks for dropping by my friend... cheers, Jack
  1. Date: 4/25/2013 6:38:00 AM

    You have blown me over with this HOME RUN that you have so illustriously written my friend! I really loved how you went about this poem, all about the GAME OF POETRY! And this write is a really great HIT in the poetry realm Jack! You have mastered the Quatrain my friend, every piece about it you sure do know! What an awesome write this one is, Great Work!!

    Ellison Avatar Jack Ellison
    Date: 4/25/2013 6:48:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Some of our friends from around the world might not clue into this one, but hopefully us baseball fanatics would! Thanks Russell!