Play Ball?


  • Mandi
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Play Ball?

Little boys laughing loudly
Giggling little girls ,too
Everyone's hiding, even Mommy
It's true, so very true

Come play with us at 
Hide and Seek
Johnny's IT, and counting
"NO fair, Johnny, I saw you peek!"

Run to base and then you're free,
Just don't get  caught
'Cause then  you'll be IT!
And, all will be for naught.

BUT, Can't find Mommy,
Where can she be?
The gang  is all looking.
Where can she BE?

Oh, well, I am tired
of playing this game,
Each  one says okay,
They feel the same.

So quiet when she peeks out
Mommy wonders "Where did they go?"
Did they give up, or.
Are they still looking so...  ?

Sneaking down the hallway,
Toward the open door
She hears little boys laughing
Giggling girls and moro...

That's Daddy shouting "Batter up,
" Run and grab your glove, "
Where is your Mother?" says he,
Mommy shouts out,"I'm here", with love. 

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Charlie23 commented on Play Ball?


This is cool! Very fun poem in the setting of a loving family!

MsHangtime commented on Play Ball?


this poem makes me feel like im playing the game. LOL its really a fun and loving poem just oozing with the tender love and care that u kno a goos mother has for her family and vice versa



thank you for taking the time to reaf my poetry

gogant commented on Play Ball?


Yeah, it seems that we would play outdoors with abandonment, and Mom would be in the house doing all the chores...and just waiting for us to come in to eat supper...



thank you for taking the time to read my poetry

Poetry is not an expression of the party line. It's that time of night, lying in bed, thinking what you really think, making the private world public, that's what the poet does.

Allen Ginsberg (1926-1997) U.S. poet.

Mandi’s Poems (99)

Title Comments
Title Comments
Heart in Hand 2
Incapacitated 2
Heaven 0
All Alone At The Plate 0
Moon Man 0
Happy Halloween! ! ! 1
Ah,Ha! 1
Sometimes We Should Listen to Friends 1
Destiny 1
undeclared love 1
Search On 1
There's a candle burning bright in my window tonight... 2
The Searcher 3
And 'The World's in Ttheir Hands? 1
When Young Dreams Die 6
The Garden 4
Letting Go 1
Confusion 3
And, So, Life Goes (C'est la Vie) 1
Would you still leave me? 2
Till I Knew You 4
A Good Day 6
A Little White Lie 3
~ ~ Cindy's Garden ~~ 2
The Wheezy, Sneezy Wabbits 2
Into the Azure Blue Sky (original) 1
Ode to a Grecian.... ahh, I mean, to Diet Orange Crush 3
Life Goes On 3
love pending... 1
And then I said.... 1
On The Outside Looking In 3
In One Fell Swoop... 6
A Part of the Crowd 3
That's the Story of My Life 4
I Think I'm Gonna' Write a Book 8
I Am She 7
Acceptance 11
And So.... Let This Be Said! 9
This Is My Kingfdom 7
Darling 7
Rose by the Sea` 7
Into the Azure Blue Sky 22
final act 5
On July 24th, 2010 4
Forsaken? 8
Silence of the Lambs 5
Rise Up From Slumber 10
Conversion 3
Shades of Kevin 8
hello out there.... 12
Now If That Ain't Love, I Don't Know What Is! 7
The Man Who Kept the Law 9
Tell Me Little Baby what do you see? 9
My Last Everything 17
In The Pink 14
Making the Cut 8
Letter To An Unnamed Lover 7
Where the Trolls Live 11
Three Little Girls and the Witch's Tower 9
Sunrise of Life 4
Is Anyone Like Me? 11
Waiting 8
Beautiful Bella 4
A Place in the World 4
Friend 4
Welcome to the Family 2
Devotion 2
Reflections 6
Just One of Those Days 3
Mother 1
Destiny 1
Dreamland 1
Grandaughters 4
The Prairie Highway 4
Play Ball? 4
When Day is Done 4
When Peonies Last Bloomed in the Garden 2
Longing 4
On Angel's Wings 3
Frustration 2
I Am Too Smart 1
Too Late 3
bon jour 1
Limerick for a Cop 2
The Gift 5
Heaven's Tide 2
I Remember You, Dad 6
The Girl and the Lonely Heart / Romancing the Girl 4
The Third Street Bridge 1
Missing Little Things 1
Secrets 6
Eden 6
Crying Babies 3
Game of Life 3