Sean Olivia

On The Softball Field

In the diamond the tension rises,
Any mistake could lead to crisis.

The batter goes up to home plate,
Fielders get ready to be slayed.

The pitcher pounces, a lion for prey,
While the batter stares in ultimate dismay.

A fast ball comes, the batter swings,
The pong of the ball on the long bat rings.

Fielders nod, it's a nice strike, they reckon.
But the ball passes them and the batter reaches second.

One team cheers as the other team weeps,
This is really what softball seeks.

Poem Submitted: Wednesday, July 23, 2008
Poem Edited: Wednesday, July 23, 2008

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Comments about On The Softball Field by Sean Olivia

  • softballperson42 (3/11/2020 8:10:00 AM)

    i like it bruv its very cashmoney of you

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  • Tay Ying Hui (12/4/2011 9:47:00 AM)

    I am a softballer and I totally agree with your poem. Keep it up! : D

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  • Otaku_ Nature Lover Cshy (7/25/2008 8:27:00 AM)

    Even though i had not been on a softball field, i tried to imagine what is supposed to happenon it. I like the words used like 'diamond'.
    Please continue writing. I will support you on and on and on! XD

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  • Emancipation Planz (7/23/2008 5:26:00 AM)

    hey now.. love the chatter... the diamond... the game.. glad I came... I'm bat10 on a home run for this one..

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