Baseball - Waiting For Godot's First Pitch: More Poems from Baseball

Baseball - Waiting For Godot's First Pitch: More
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  • 128 Pages
  • Softcover
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  • Originally Released: 2001
  • Publisher: McFarland & Company

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In baseball, as in much poetry, beauty comes from tension. Groundrules and boundaries confine those who would play, but the best find ways to exploit their strictures, and just as the daring base runner takes second on a fly to right, the practiced poet trips the sleepy reader with a surprise rhyme, bold line break, or a jarring reversal of foot. It's no surprise, then, that hardball has a larger body of literature than other sports, or that aficionados are more likely than others to quote lines of verse in support of the game they love.

This is Tim Peeler's second book of poems from baseball. It contains some of his most moving and best-crafted poetry. Starting with time-honored themes - fathers and sons, baseball and time, memory and the nation, team and player and loyalty - the poet adapts the universal to the local and personal, proving that baseball, with its easy accommodation of reflection, remains a powerful tool for mining our individual and collective history.

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  • ISBN: 9780786411276
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