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Tanka Baseball Poems | Tanka Poems About Baseball

These Tanka Baseball poems are examples of Tanka poems about Baseball. These are the best examples of Tanka Baseball poems written by international PoetrySoup poets

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Baseball Stance

Baseball Stance

No gym bars for him,

this big boy on the playground,

intently waiting.

With baseball stance, glove in hand...

eyes, mind only on the ball.

November 22, 2015

Contest: Oil Paintings 4 & 5
Sponsor: Eve Roper
Painting #4

Copyright © Sandra Haight | Year Posted 2015

Details | Tanka |

Love Begs Expression

words left unspoken
sealed behind my stubborn lips
love begs expression-
your arms reach out to embrace
my eyes speak the unspoken

Copyright © Eileen Manassian | Year Posted 2014

Details | Tanka |

Pickup Line For Contest

Never had the courage to say, 
"Hi Beautiful, will you go to bed with me?"
My face would probably get slapped
But as they say in baseball
many strikeouts for a Home Run.

Copyright © Thomas Martin | Year Posted 2015

Details | Tanka |

The walking dead

Rushing to nowhere
The dead are lowest on time
For eternity
Self-condemned to walk empty
Though life works differently

Copyright © Davor Miljkovic | Year Posted 2016

Details | Tanka |

Tattered Game Ball

Kids of different
nationalities gather
every day to play 
in the streets of Chicago 
once their daily chores are done.

They play with marbles,
scummy top, pitching pennies,
or a rambunctious 
game of stickball in the old 
neighborhood cobblestone streets.

Children stand and watch; 
the pitcher keeps a firm hold,
throwing the tattered
ball, placing it hard right down 
the middle of the chalked square.

With broom handle in 
both hands, batter swings, striking 
the small tattered ball. 
With excitement the kids jump,
clapping and cheering, "Run! Run!"


For the Poetry Contest: Form T 
Sponsored by: Broken Wings
On the theme of ............. 1.  Tattered

Copyright © Eve Roper | Year Posted 2017