Baseball Narrative Poems
These Baseball Narrative poems are examples of Narrative poems about Baseball. These are the best examples of Narrative Baseball poems written by international poets.
Casey on Second
baseball, funny, humor, humorous,
(With apologies to Ernest Lawrence Thayer, author of "Casey at the Bat".)
The Mudville nine and Casey have their chance for sweet revenge;
They play today in...
Don't ask me about my education
angel, anger, angst, anniversary,
From time to time, people ask me
About my education.
Only then, I remember
I have no degrees or diplomas.
I attended no university either.
I hated textbooks and exams.
My Brush With An Icon
Jackie Robinson and I go way way back
To the spring of nineteen forty-six
A Montreal ballpark on an April afternoon
The day the world was transfixed
Different Ball Same Rules
appreciation, basketball, blessing, celebration,
I took a shortcut through the basketball court to get to the airport
But I started running up and down on the basketball court
I picked up...
After knowing a certain individual for the past little while
I come to the realization that there are people just like me
People who appreciate just the...
anxiety, baseball, boy, childhood,
A group of youngsters
plays baseball in the sunny field,
while a lonely kid watches
the game and he would love to join them,
but he can't run:...
Memorial of Candy
family, children, funeral, growing
Memorial of Candy
My memories of knowing him
So many years ago
As the father of my two oldest children
I’ll remember the thoughts that glow
Though a lot of...
Once Upon a Christmas 1954 - Part One - a short story from my memoir
Each year as Christmas rolls around, as I buckle under the pressure and stress of shopping for gifts for people that already have everything,...
Bottom of the ninth
Wendy up at bat
Coy and demure
Peter on the mound
Anxious and determined
Stares down the batter
Looking for a sign
Wendy winks ...
WHY IF ITS NOT
Why, do we call it
Something it’s not
If we’re going to name things
Let’s give it, some thought
If it’s called a chilli
Then why is it so hot
Sammy was a black boy from a very poor family,
his father and mother were called;
Daddy and Mommy-...
There are many en-tities. Narrative psychologist speak of living and telling
a story. Our lives should be as we en-live them and en-story them. We...
Tale about a Mouse
hilarious, humor, imagery, life,
She was tidying up the food store,
then soon a mouse appeared on a shelf.
"What a cuuuute lil thing....." she whispered.
So touched by it's white fur...
baseball, family, weather,
A triple-A minor league team,
most remember Bull Durham the movie.
I, the most spectacular firework set,
in the stormy sky. The kind of lightening show,
HUFFING PAINT IN THE MINI-VAN
imagery, innocence, metaphor,
Baby birds tweet as their long skinny necks stretch towards blind faith. Somewhat frantically; newly born; next to dead; fragile existence; protected with life. Regurgitation...
Mid Eastern Tales 2
betrayal, bible, celebrity, christian,
Mid-Eastern Tales 2
Long, long ago, before baseball and perhaps before apple pie.
Long, long ago, before fast cars , the internet, or radios.
Scare Me Good Poetry Contest
dark, deep, fear, scary,
I crept into the pit of hell all alone. Contingent upon my lifestyle I knew this could be my last day alive…
She haunted me in...
Nigeria Has Gone Mad Again
africa, art, baseball,
The nuts had been cracked, all nuggetting towards the street,
Many women are seen fighting in the market place,
1983 history repeating itself in a bloody combat.
abuse, animal, children, dad,
by Curtis Johnson
Duly respected by others of his kind.
Deeply loved by me, my family, and friends.
He was more than a TV star like Rin...
absence, age, baseball, best