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Thursday, September 12, 2013

Ode to a Golf Ball

I posted this over on my Will Shakespeare for Hire site and... well, I'm pretty proud of it so I'm posting it here as well. I think most of us can relate to it. And with so much golf on TV today (and it starting so early as well) it seems to be a good time for a short post like this. Have a laugh!

How recklessly! How recklessly
The dimpled spheroid sails
Out past the fairway’s boundaries
Where penalty prevails!

Despite much practice at our craft,
Despite expensive clubs,
Still doth the dimpled spheroid seek
Its refuge ‘neath the shrubs.

Indeed, in deepest forest gloom
The dimpled spheroid hides;
We hear its mocking “thock, thock”
As with each tree it collides.

Yet still, each week we will return,
Our hopes forever soaring
As with the dimpled spheroid
We renew the past week’s warring.

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