“Analysis of Baseball,” by May Swenson

Analysis of Baseball

by May Swenson

It’s about
the ball,
the bat,
and the mitt.
Ball hits
bat, or it
hits mitt.

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Lines reprinted with permission of The Literary Estate of May Swenson.

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To learn more about May Swenson and read additional poems, visit Carole Berglie’s website, www.mayswensonsociety.org. Ms. Berglie did share with me that this poem was written at the old Yankee Stadium.

You and your children may also appreciate American Sports Poems, selected by May Swenson and her partner K.K. Knudsen.