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The 411: Youth

Poet’s Corner debuts: ‘Softball’

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April 9, 2014 | 2,095 views | Post a comment

By Brooke Alexander

Softball it’s more than a sport, more like a passion.

Red dirt and bruises are in fashion.

As we hit the ball as far as the moon.

I run and run till I can’t move.

As I move to the ball every time they hit it.

We always get them out even though I didn’t get it.

And when the game is over.

This girl can stand tall.

For you’ve helped her prepare to give it her all.

Brooke Alexander is an eighth-grader at Heritage Middle School in the East Central Independent School District. When not playing softball, Brooke exhibits swine for the East Central FFA. The 14-year-old loves music and fashion and plays volleyball and basketball, but softball is her passion.

This is an occasional feature, showcasing the poetic talents of Wilson County News readers of all ages and stages of life. Send your poems to, putting Poet’s Corner in the subject line. Include your name, and a little about yourself that we can share with other readers, such as your name, hometown, or a bit about the poem’s inspiration. Please include a daytime contact number, should we have any questions. Poems also may be sent by mail to Poet’s Corner, Wilson County News, 1012 C St., Floresville, TX 78114.

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