writebuzz®
About Us   Publish and be read! Poetry, lyrics, short stories, scripts, words of wisdom, features, memorials, blogs (a day in my life), memoirs, history, business, and I.T.
Home   Adults   Youngsters   The Plot Thickens   Publications  

Options
More by this Author
 
© writebuzz® 2004-2020
All rights reserved.

The copyright of each of the publications on this site is retained by the author of the publication. writebuzz.com has been granted permission to display the publications under the terms and conditions of membership to the original site. Publications should not be copied in either print or electronic form without prior permission. Where permission is obtained the authors must be acknowledged. Thank you.
 
  You are @ HomeAdults Poetry

Poetry

Source: Adults

Author: joan crawford

Title: Racquets & Rackets

(In Anticipation of the Next Two Weeks)

Women of Wimbledon tennis are we,
ready to clobber each adversary.
Battersea Dog’s Home can never compete
with all of the racket we make when we meet.

Shouting and shrieking and barking on court,
not really fussed about being good sports.
Opponents don’t matter as long as we get
the greater advantage and best of three sets

We argued consistently time and again
in order to gain equal pay with the men -
-so no more court clamours, we’ll save energy
In case we play five sets. instead of just three!



Published on writebuzz®: Adults > Poetry
 

writebuzz®... the word is out!