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June 25, 2010 3:52 AM   Subscribe

Bounce bounce bounce bounce/ thwackety wackety zingety ping/ hittety backety pingety zang/ wack, thwok, thwack, pok. There's an official tennis poet.
posted by twoleftfeet (16 comments total) 1 user marked this as a favorite

 
No. I prefer Keats.
posted by New England Cultist at 4:07 AM on June 25, 2010


I initially thought you were referring to the bionic cat.
posted by MuffinMan at 4:25 AM on June 25, 2010


Was the answer to this hermetically sealed in a mayonnaise jar under Funk & Wagnalls' porch since noon today?
posted by pracowity at 4:33 AM on June 25, 2010


Not quite Joan Hunter Dunn, I fear.
posted by Phanx at 4:35 AM on June 25, 2010


I'm just not sure about this sports-related poetry. funny football poems are only funny so often.
posted by twoleftfeet at 4:38 AM on June 25, 2010


Wimblewords, for anyone who wants a larger sample. Matt Harvey.
posted by Phanx at 4:43 AM on June 25, 2010


...and just to round things off, also featured by the Poetry Trust.
posted by Phanx at 4:53 AM on June 25, 2010


I initially thought you were referring to the bionic cat.

Yarr, messkitties.
posted by New England Cultist at 5:00 AM on June 25, 2010


I may be the only person I know who likes curling poems.
posted by twoleftfeet at 5:02 AM on June 25, 2010


Plagiarism. He stole the first line from "Ignition Remix."
posted by swellingitchingbrain at 5:04 AM on June 25, 2010


Love Poems.
posted by applemeat at 5:15 AM on June 25, 2010


This guy's take on Mahut vs Isner:

High performance play
All day and yet no climax.
It's tantric tennis.

posted by East Manitoba Regional Junior Kabaddi Champion '94 at 6:27 AM on June 25, 2010


Not poetry, just evidence that tennis writing doesn't have to be shitty.
posted by DZack at 7:35 AM on June 25, 2010


...and heres a link that works.
posted by DZack at 7:37 AM on June 25, 2010 [1 favorite]


Glorious match point
My ecstasy is so near
Fuck me, double fault
posted by digsrus at 9:23 AM on June 25, 2010


Venus, star on Earth!
Weird? Weirder! That skirt almost
Shows us Uranus.
posted by pracowity at 1:14 PM on June 25, 2010


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