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Robert Francis - Catch

Two boys uncoached are tossing a poem together,
Overhand, underhand, backhand, sleight of hand, everyhand,
Teasing with attitudes, latitudes, interludes, altitudes,
High, make him fly off the ground for it, low, make him stoop,
Make him scoop it up, make him as-almost-as possible miss it,
Fast, let him sting from it, now, now fool him slowly,
Anything, everything tricky, risky, nonchalant,
Anything under the sun to outwit the prosy,
Over the tree and the long sweet cadence down,
Over his head, make him scramble to pick up the meaning,
And now, like a posy, a pretty one plump in his hands. 

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Poet: Robert Francis
Poem: Catch

Comment 67 of 67, added on April 1st, 2014 at 10:20 AM.

lfzyzV Muchos Gracias for your article.Really looking forward to read more. Cool.

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Comment 66 of 67, added on February 28th, 2014 at 10:07 AM.

mNIWA0 I really liked your blog.Thanks Again. Will read on...

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Comment 65 of 67, added on January 16th, 2014 at 8:41 PM.

p2UFGS Appreciate you sharing, great blog post. Will read on...

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