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This White Ball

Contributed by Beyfoxman5 on Friday, 8th May 2015 @ 01:39:28 PM in AEST
Topic: dedicatedpoems

Bumps and bruises
I'm hurt, I'm injured
Before this at bat began
It abruptly ended

Gourmet minor league steak sandwiches
And wet washed uniforms
I was cruising for a win in the fourth
And then came a rain storm

I've played east, west, north, and south
And I'm at home on the bus
I turned a corner then was released
Off to tell my wife and kids-now that's tough

A few weeks down
Then, new league, new family
A run to the bank
I'm in the red, that's my salary

As summer fades, more important are the games
For my team, myself and family
Irreplaceable Friends from many places and cultures I've made
It's all because of you

I thank God for this little white ball

Copyright © Beyfoxman5 ... [ 2015-05-08 13:39:28]
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Re: This White Ball (User Rating: 1 )
by irisblue on Saturday, 9th May 2015 @ 11:46:19 AM AEST
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wow, great poem a moving and heartfelt dedication to your career in baseball!

Re: This White Ball (User Rating: 1 )
by SuicidalSon on Thursday, 14th May 2015 @ 10:23:43 PM AEST
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Was hoping it was about cocaine lol just kidding. Minor league woes good write

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