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I reached in to pull out my all playing ball …
without alcohol

Head up, I breathed brave and stepped up to the plate …
felt like dodge ball bait

Sunshiny bases enticed my run-gained mount …
on feared three-two count

Bat smacked contact so I ran like a wildcat …
clawed first base splayed flat

I reached in to pull out my all playing ball …
fun enriched windfall -
worth future recall






... CayCay Jennings
November 2, 2018

Copyright © | Year Posted 2018




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Date: 12/4/2018 8:19:00 PM
CayCay, like all the others below, I found your excellent poem a fun one too! Congratulations on your fine placement in the contest. Hugs, Sandra
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Date: 12/3/2018 3:32:00 PM
what a fun poem CayCay I found it very entertaining especially as I know nothing of this sport:-) hugs Jan xx
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Date: 12/3/2018 11:40:00 AM
Congratulations CayCay - you have scored a joint first place in my Half Eleven contest! This poem is such great fun and I should have known you would nail it when I asked for “unusual word choices and enjoyable mouth-moments!” I would insert a “home run” pun here, but it would sound silly coming from a British person. I’ll stick to cricket puns! Anyway, congratulations!
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Date: 11/6/2018 10:33:00 AM
Oh that's great; beautifully penned; great imagery and thoroughly enjoyable.
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Date: 11/4/2018 11:44:00 AM
I enjoyed this fun poem, CayCay, nicely written. Best of luck in the contest. John
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Date: 11/2/2018 6:31:00 PM
this is fun, fun, fun! I enjoyed seeing your rhymes and how that first one was not so obvious to me and then I got it! I love baseball and this poem you came up with for nina.
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Date: 11/2/2018 11:21:00 AM
This was really cute my friend. To me, this poem is a home run. :)
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Date: 11/2/2018 10:20:00 AM
Let's play ball CayCay...lovely write my friend...batter up!...love & light...^WW^
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