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Sleepy Sport

In our heads the season was far from over
so we played a game in late September.
He said, "before the sun sets
can we not take a rest?"
"But we already are, this is baseball remember?"

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  1. Date: 6/4/2013 9:32:00 AM
    Haha, I'll stick with my basketball, Go Heat!! All football revolves around are men wearing tights who hurt each other over a ball. It's ridiculous. I don't GET baseball, but, I'd probably look up ever hour or so.

    Hicks Avatar Timothy Hicks
    Date: 6/4/2013 10:50:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Well like I said previously, working at a baseball game I start to see why people like it. Baseball if more of an "atmosphere" than a full on raging sport. Not a whole lot goes on, but the crowds, the smell of peanuts, the little baseball noises... it's a very inviting feeling *shrugs*...
  1. Date: 6/1/2013 3:20:00 PM
    I saw what you said to Richard. Yes it used to be called our national pastime. I still prefer it to that horrible football. And it is a great sport for watching one's kids play.

    Hicks Avatar Timothy Hicks
    Date: 6/3/2013 11:48:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Yeah I don't see the appeal in football myself... still to this day the rules greatly confuse me. I can understand people going to an actual game of baseball... but I never understood how people enjoyed watching it on TV...
  1. Date: 6/1/2013 3:19:00 PM
    hahaha. It sure can seem that way, as I recall from the good old days standing forever in the outfield.

  1. Date: 5/31/2013 7:57:00 AM
    There does seem to be a lot of resting in baseball.

    Lamoureux Avatar Richard Lamoureux
    Date: 5/31/2013 7:23:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    I watch Tennis myself.
    Hicks Avatar Timothy Hicks
    Date: 5/31/2013 10:07:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    It used to be the American sport (now it's football). I don't think baseball is all that exciting, honest, but I do respect that it's much more family oriented than any other sport I can think of.
  1. Date: 5/31/2013 2:04:00 AM
    Yes, anything that isn't work is resting lol

    Hicks Avatar Timothy Hicks
    Date: 5/31/2013 10:06:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Haha!... well I worked at a baseball stadium, so I know a lot about the "sleepiness" of it... lol.