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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
(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...

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© Ed Morris  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: baseball, funny, humor, humorous,

Don't ask me about my education
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.

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Categories: angel, anger, angst, anniversary,

Premium Member 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

The color...

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Categories: memory,

Different Ball Same Rules
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...

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Categories: appreciation, basketball, blessing, celebration,

Premium Member A Dreamer

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...

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Categories: dream,

Jack's Courage
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:...

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Categories: anxiety, baseball, boy, childhood,

Memorial of Candy
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...

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Categories: family, children, funeral, growing

Premium Member 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,...

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Categories: christmas, nostalgia,

Premium Member Neverland Ninth
Two outs
Bottom of the ninth
Two balls
Two strikes
Wendy up at bat
Coy and demure
Peter on the mound
Anxious and determined
Stares down the batter
Looking for a sign
Wendy winks ...

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Categories: baseball, fantasy,

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

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© Ja Ja  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: humorous, nature,

Premium Member Little Sammy
Sammy was a black boy from a very poor family,
        his father and mother were called;
Daddy and Mommy-...

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© Dear Heart  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: bullying,

Premium Member En-trumped

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...

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Categories: horror,

Premium Member Tale about a Mouse
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...

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Categories: hilarious, humor, imagery, life,

Premium Member DURHAM BULLS

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,
I think...

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Categories: baseball, family, weather,

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...

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Categories: imagery, innocence, metaphor,

Mid Eastern Tales 2
Mid-Eastern Tales 2
Curtis Johnson

Long, long ago,  before baseball and perhaps before apple pie.
Long, long ago, before fast cars , the internet, or radios.
Yes, long...

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Categories: betrayal, bible, celebrity, christian,

Premium Member Scare Me Good Poetry Contest
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...

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© Lu Loo  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: dark, deep, fear, scary,

Nigeria Has Gone Mad Again
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.

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Categories: africa, art, baseball,

My Jack
My Jack
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...

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Categories: abuse, animal, children, dad,

J D And Sons

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Categories: absence, age, baseball, best