Poetry about sport

We are approaching rugby union season in those Southern Hemisphere countries that partake in this particular form of sport. The Black Ferns, New Zealand Women’s side, has had remarkable success winning five of the past six World Cups. The male team, the All Blacks, are an ok side too. I wrote these poems while watchingContinue reading “Poetry about sport”

Sports related poetry

At a 20/20 cricket match. Full sun, moderate breeze, fighting the urge to do a parody commentary out loud. The cricketThey say there’s nothing quite like it:Standing at the wickethearing the crackof leather on willow.Wasting so much timelitigating a toe over a lineObsessively predicting cloudy or fine…And yet, here I am.Watching humans play whackbatbeginning toContinue reading “Sports related poetry”