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I wrote this poem in 3rd grade when my mind was simplistic and clear. The way things should be.


Spring is the time that baseball starts,
It is in our minds, it is in our hearts,
The score is tied, 3 to 3,
It is the bottom of the 9th,
And it is up to me,
The coach gives the signal,
It is ok to swing,
I swing the bat and I hear a bing,
Oh gee, Oh no, it is a pop fly,
Way up in the sky,
I feel sick like I am going to die,
As I round second and almost to third,
The center fielder drops it because he is a nerd,
I slide home, look up,
"Safe" I hear the umpire say,
The Tigers have won the game today,
After the game the guys lift me up on their shoulders but I won't fall,

Because today I feel 10 feet tall!
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26 Visitor Comments

This is he best poem i have ever read in my life!I have also been playing baseball for 3 straight years and i hope i go for 4! This poem has inspired me alot.
I loved this poem so much as much as i love baseball. (and thats a lot).
gianna christine
i think this poem is great i mean i play a whole bunch of softball and i think you have this feeling down to a science. great
HEy whats up. Your poem is very good! I play softball and i know how it feels I have got championship three times and 2nd oncE!
This is a really good poem! i play softball and i can really relate to this poem! sometimes its nerve wracking, but when you win, its the best feeling in the world.
I love baseball. It is life to me. It is cool to read a poem about baseball. This poem was one of the best I have ever read.
good poem. i play softball too. and i liked that poem alot. great job
Its a really good poem it reminds me of my lil brother
I play LOTS of baseball! I am a girl, and when I play baseball with my friend Tara, thats pratically what happens! On the 28th of February, Tara and I are going to recite this poem for school! I like this poem a lot!
this was a sweet poem better than those other amutures out there. it rocks
I think that this poem is sooo cute and i love it!
cool poem. it's not everyday people write about softball or sumthing about baseball. realli realli coolz peom!
I vote for this poem because i love baseball and its my life so this poem really touched me
I play baseball everyday and i can relate to this poem when i was younger in the third grade to but i wasn't that team,and my coach was my big sisters friend. that poem was very very very good i liked it . 1. that wasnT what i gave it i give it a . 100percent.
I think it is a cute poem. I play softball too and I like the feeling of hitting a homerun and winning the game for the team. it is great
This is a great poem. If you have ever played baseball or softball it really makes those feelings come back. Keep up the good work!
I know great work when I see it and this is remarkable. A breath of fresh air. Expressive. A miraculous look into the innocence of childhood and the inevitable plummet into reality. What a brilliant mind. What a brilliant mind.
This is my favorite poem. It is really great.
I play every sport known to man and this poem is soooo ture ! hahahahahahahahaha i like it!
I am a softball player and this poem is like awsome and so true
That was a VERY cute poem. I enjoyed it! :)
I am a baseball player and love poems this is great
it's a master piece! That are the only words a can say about this poem.
good work!
I'm a softball player so that is one reason why I like it, and I thought it was funny on the line he dropped the ball because he was a nerd.
This was very nice, I loved it

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