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by Norman
Rated: E · Poetry · Entertainment · #2231906
You'll really like this game
They call it pickleball, you know,
a funny kind of name.
But if you give it half a chance
you’ll really like this game.

The rules are kind of weird to some.
They take some time to learn.
You have to call the score out loud
when it becomes your turn.

The ball has lots of holes in it,
like wiffle balls, you know.
When you first get a look at them
you’ll think the game is slow.

But you’d be wrong if that’s your thought.
It can get very fast.
If you don’t stay up on your toes
that ball will sail right past.

Some people hit the ball real hard.
That’s just the way they think.
But me, I’m just the opposite.
They call me King of Dink.

And if you’re in the kitchen box,
you’re not in there to bake.
You have to let the ball bounce once
or make a big mistake.

It isn’t just for older folks,
although it seems that way.
Oh, any age can play this game
and have a fun-filled day.

So come and give the game a try,
and tell me what you think.
I bet you’ll have a real good time
and you’ll be pickled pink.

… uh, that’s tickled pink.

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