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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
Poem of the Day: Apr 24 2014

Comment 85 of 85, added on July 1st, 2015 at 1:47 AM.

JaDSk2 I really liked your post. Fantastic.

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Comment 84 of 85, added on June 30th, 2015 at 11:06 PM.

RVFkHZ Very good blog post. Cool.

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Comment 83 of 85, added on June 10th, 2015 at 8:18 PM.

2hzfUm Muchos Gracias for your blog post.Really looking forward to read more. Keep writing.

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