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Bat Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
Premium Member Poem Earning our Urn Anthony Slausin Free verse bat, america, social, world,
Premium Member Poem IN THE EYES OF GOD EVERYTHING BEAUTIFUL-- James Edward Lee Sr. Lyric bat, allusion, analogy, appreciation, image,
Premium Member Poem Green Eggs, Spam and Grits Mark Toney Light Verse bat, bullying, cat, courage, fantasy,
A Cat A Rat and Paws That Bat M. L. Kiser Light Verse bat, animal, cat, cute, funny,
A Cat In A Rat Hole Subimal Sinha-Roy Light Verse bat, cat, humorous,
Premium Member Poem Shifty Ink Duncan R. M. Ferguson Lyric bat, introspection, perspective, uplifting, writing,
Premium Member Poem The Little Sperm That Could Not Swim Bobby May Free verse bat, birth,
A Problem For Bats Lee Leon Quatrain bat, animal, endurance, funny, humor,
Why I should win 1st Place Miranda Hawley Rhyme bat, humorous,
Premium Member Poem Cracking Crows Anthony Slausin Free verse bat, america, conflict,
Premium Member Poem ALASKA THE FIRST Kim Rodrigues Free verse bat, adventure, beauty, travel,
Zero to zero in nothing flat John Bertin Lyric bat, business, life,
Premium Member Poem Spinning Wheels Turn charles messina Verse bat, truth,
Premium Member Poem Is The End Nigh Tom Wright Lyric bat, fate, god, how i
Payback, discretion is advised ARBOL VERDE Dramatic Monologue bat, dark, death, evil, murder,
COUNTINUUM Edlynn Nau Rhyme bat, conflict, creation, destiny, irony,
Oh future Kporho Vwede Daniel Blank verse bat, 7th grade,
Alice Kath Crilly Verse bat, books, childhood, symbolism,
Premium Member Poem The Happy B Poem Caren Krutsinger Free verse bat, 2nd grade, 3rd grade,
Premium Member Poem The Telephone, Invader of my Space Tom Wright Lyric bat, rude, silence, stress, technology,
Premium Member Poem SAUDADE Kim Rodrigues Free verse bat, lost love,
Premium Member Poem Smarty Pants Poem Number Two Caren Krutsinger Rhyme bat, 2nd grade, 3rd grade,
A VALENTINE MEDITATION Pixie Dust Free verse bat, perspective,
Defined By Idioms Judge Burdon Rhyme bat, identity,
TIME Mark Weismantel Rhyme bat, father, life, memory,
Premium Member Poem If I Had a Secret Life Eve Roper Free verse bat, emotions, fantasy, mythology,
Premium Member Poem Magical Country Caren Krutsinger Free verse bat, nature,
Premium Member Poem MY RELATIVES IN SIMILES Martin Brown Monorhyme bat, fun, word play,
Light In Sunny Sky Bernard F. Asuncion Acrostic bat, birthday,
Premium Member Poem Bat Faced Cuphea Valerie Staton Haiku bat, flower, scary,
Premium Member Poem FIVE LIMERICKS PART TWO Tom Cunningham Limerick bat, humor,
Premium Member Poem Heaven's Light One Night In A Haunted Manor Eve Roper Rhyme bat, fear, house, night, rain,
Super Hero Sunshine Shine Rhyme bat, appreciation, beautiful, best friend,
Premium Member Poem Sturdy, Curvy, Furry Cats in Hats CayCay Jennings Light Verse bat, animal, cat, fantasy, giggle,
Premium Member Poem Why Do You Look So Cross Duncan R. M. Ferguson Lyric bat, devotion, irony, uplifting,
brands and trends tamer hossam ABC bat, abuse, addiction, corruption, earth,
brands and trends tamer hossam ABC bat, abuse, addiction, corruption, earth,
In Response James West Free verse bat, rap,
What Discursive Poetic Theme Shall I Write About matthew harris Bio bat, abuse, allusion, america, analogy,
Skeleton Quay - abridged for Goosebumps contest Terry Flood Rhyme bat, death, dog, funeral, soulmate,
Skeleton Quay - source poem for Goosebumps contest Terry Flood Rhyme bat, best friend, death, grave,
Ode to the long neglected squirrel Julian Scutts Couplet bat, nature, tree,
Messianic Zeal Of This Good Humored Punster matthew harris Free verse bat, art, games, humorous, magic,
Goodbye, Goodbye Mike Hauser Light Verse bat, goodbye,
The Haunted House Of Fun And Bones Andrew Pollard Rhyme bat, children, funny, halloween, house,
Casey on Second Ed Morris Narrative bat, baseball, funny, humor, humorous,
Premium Member Poem big sister Jim Yerman Verse bat, family, sister,
PTSD Elijah Suarez Blank verse bat, poems, time,
TRUMP IN MOTION Mario Vitale Free verse bat, anxiety, art, autumn,
Darling, were the young ones john scott Free verse bat, analogy,

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Bat Poem Example

The Little Master, Sachin Tendulkar

The Little Master, Sachin Tendulkar

At Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai,
   The Little Master chose to say good-bye;
His Rembrandtesque canvass hat shading eyes,
   He whispered thanks up to high-open skies.

Gods spurned earth but as living Avatar
   Though Sachin was not from Superman star,
Yet rolled cork and leather, he hit so far
   Which soared not from willow but from his roar.

And when his bat was laid up for the day
   After ferrying his side to safety bay,
He donned his landscape painter’s sunshade hat
   And took his long-on stance as humble brat.

A twelve-year old watched India lose the Cup,
   At thirty-seven roused his side, backed up
To the topmost crest in cricketing tide
   And put one voice in a people torn aside.

A whole nation woke to the cry: Tendlya:
   Beggar, Brahmin, Bhai and even infidel.
All drenched in the tide of common feeling
   For one novelist’s second book breeding.

Only five-foot five, strong neck in between
   Body made to withstand pace bowling steam:
No bumper nor full toss cowered him down
   Not even that mean ball bled his nose brown.

At Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai
   The Little Master chose to say good-bye,
His Rembrandtesque canvass hat shading eyes
   He whispered thanks up to high-open skies.

Then the nation held its breath at ninety-nine,
   While Sachin knocked nineties, not the last nine
To make that long-awaited world history,
    Until Bangladeshi ODI test victory.

Over heads of cover and point with off-lifts
   Elegant leg glances through long-stop rifts
Straight drives above umpires’ dreamy heads
   Dashing pulls past gaping square leg dreads.

Back to back boundaries and easy singles
   Late cuts through second slips’ shocking bungles
Then the home-stretch past the century post
   When India at last roared in burning thirst.

Myriad mrthangists thumped the beat
   Plaintive senais by the million broke out neat
Temple bells joined in the merry festival:
   Ton-up! O! Ton-up! No more survival !

But the Champ had other ideas in sight
   Like the fastest one day fireworks of might,
So he flashed his blade all over the tight field
   To rob the world of its remaining shield.

Now he says forty is not really old
   Cricket’s not the only thing to be sold:
To be a god in Hindustan is not all
   To be a PM is not given to all.

Not one vote will go to the other men
   Not one voice will be raised against batsmen
Who put the nation on the map of runs:
   The man with the bat is the man who runs.

At Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai
   The Little Master chose to say good-bye:
His Rembrandtesque canvass hat shading eyes
   He mumbled something to himself between sighs.

© T. Wignesan – Paris, 2013

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