“Okay, gather around. You know the rules. We select teams based on baseball and writing ability."
"What if I can’t swing a bat?"
"You’re a right-handed writer?"
"We’ve got another outfielder. That makes 23. If you can really write, we’ll move you to shortstop or pitcher. Words play trumps baseball experience."
"I write a mean limerick."”
“Let’s hear it."
"There was an old man writing his obit.
Frankly, he just felt o’er it.
Two wives and a child,
None meek or mild.
They all want his money forthwith."
“We have a pitcher!"
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Day 211: 5 Minute Freewrite: Friday - Prompt: Swing by @mariannewest
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