Shelbie Hale

Rookie - 125 Points (2/21/97 / Scottsburg, IN)

Scottsburg Softball - A Tribute - Poem by Shelbie Hale

At the Scottsburg softball field
Where the wind hardly ever yields

There were a group of people who
Could always help me not feel blue

The 2014-2015 Warriorette softball team
In the sun, their bats would always gleam

With them, I never got to play
But would help as a manager any day

How I'd have loved to have gone through the line of high-fives
Then stand on the field and feel my senses come alive

But with only watching I was content
Eyes following the ball wherever it went

And sometimes going after it
Hoping no one would get hit

Though now the time has come to an end
I was able to make long lasting friends

In this town, no matter what may change
Surely one thing will always remain

Though my team and I may have to part
They'll forever remain within my heart

Topic(s) of this poem: friendship, sports, tribute

Form: ABC

Poet's Notes about The Poem

This is the poem that I wrote in honor of the amazing team I was part of my senior year. No matter how far I roam, I will always be your manager at heart...

Comments about Scottsburg Softball - A Tribute by Shelbie Hale

  • Terry Craddock (1/25/2016 10:38:00 PM)

    'I was able to make long lasting friends'

    sport makes lasting friendships, strange mixes sometimes make good teams
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Poem Submitted: Monday, January 25, 2016

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