Today’s poem was written and posted here a couple of years ago after my late husband Bill passed. Baseball season opens this coming Sunday, and if Bill were still alive, he would have been following the Colorado Rockies spring training games and waiting with baited breath for their season opener. I was inspired to do this instead of following the daily prompt at http://www.napowrimo.net/day-three/ which contains a link to the poem “Casey at the Bat.”
The following is a fun pun poem which utilizes words that are spelled differently and have different meanings, i.e. sight (s i g h t) instead of site. (s i t e.) If you’re a baseball fan, enjoy the games, and may the best team win.
BASE BAWL (B A W L)
If you get a fowl bawl, (b a w l) you’re not playing the game write. (w r I t e) When you’re on home plate, and you see the ball coming toward you, swing the bat and prey (p r e y) that it connects with the bawl (b a w l) and sends it in the write (w r i t e) direction. Theirs `(t h e i r s) a trick to that you will master only after months of practice and only if you have good I’s. (I ‘ s) It mite (m i t e) be better two (t w o) dew (d e w) something like water aerobics which doesn’t require a lot of I (i) site. (s I t e) It beats being hit in the knows (k n o w s) with a bawl. (b a w l)