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Options April 14, 2014: Bronwyn C. and Jim the Poet present the Sport of Poetry for National Poetry Month, featuring special guest DJ Dan Bodah! Dead Poets Phil Rizzuto and Tug McGraw! Lots of Listener Poems on the Comments Board! And RIP, Gramma Ruth.

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Listener comments!

Avatar Mon. 4/14/14 6:05pm Marcel M:

Pine tar?
Avatar Mon. 4/14/14 6:05pm Studio B Ben:

Yeah Jeetz! It's Sportsy Talk!

I have a poem (not entirely original), but I can't call in since I'm at work. I'll post it here instead.
Avatar Mon. 4/14/14 6:06pm Danne D:

Yay It's Sportsytalk!
The most trusted team in sports
Here's Bronwyn and Jim!

:)
  Mon. 4/14/14 6:06pm brendanswfmuaccount:

My favorite George Brett thing (not safe for FCC airplay): www.youtube.com...
Avatar Mon. 4/14/14 6:06pm Danne D:

You like my show opening poem, Bronwyn and Jim? :D
Avatar Mon. 4/14/14 6:06pm Studio B Ben:

This Is Just To Win The Super Bowl (with apologies to William Carlos Williams)

I have intercepted
The pass
That you threw
Towards Welker

And which
You were probably
Hoping
Would score

Forgive me
it was too wobbly
so off target
and so easy
Avatar Mon. 4/14/14 6:07pm Studio B Ben:

Oh, what, it was me? I thought I lost it! I didn't know! I'll write you right now!
Avatar Mon. 4/14/14 6:11pm Ken From Hyde Park:

Sounds like swimmer Michael Phelps may be coming back from retirement.

Michael Phelps can really swim!
How would you like to be like him?
Avatar Mon. 4/14/14 6:13pm Danne D:

Studio B Ben!
Congratulations to you!
Have fun Co-Hosting :)
  Mon. 4/14/14 6:13pm Ralphine:

Am I correct that
Sex and Broadcasting did not
get in Tribeca?
Avatar Mon. 4/14/14 6:13pm Studio B Ben:

Thanks Danne! I will try to do you proud (as I know from your calls you'd be a great co-host)!
Avatar Mon. 4/14/14 6:14pm Danne D:

You'll notice a trend
I will as best as I can
Comment just haikus
Avatar Mon. 4/14/14 6:15pm Danne D:

Jose Canseco
Rehabbed in Trenton last year
I have video :)
Avatar Mon. 4/14/14 6:15pm Marcel M:

Mr. and Mrs. Met: static03.mediaite.com...
  Mon. 4/14/14 6:16pm Ralphine:

My favorite pitch
was Gaylord Perry's puffball.
A cloud of rosin.
Avatar Mon. 4/14/14 6:16pm Studio B Ben:

Email sent to Bronwyn. Yay! Thanks for reading my poem!
  Mon. 4/14/14 6:19pm Marie:

Ball, ball, ball
Ball, ball, ball

I saw the ball
I knew the ball

That was the ball
that hit me in the head
as I lay in my
sports arena-proximal bed

ouch
Avatar Mon. 4/14/14 6:22pm Danne D:

Dan Bodah Machine!
He's live on the phone right now!
Sounds Kinda Like Me
Avatar Mon. 4/14/14 6:22pm Studio B Ben:

My two favorite sports poems: "A Poem For Magic" by Quincy Troupe and "Muhammad Ali At The Ringside, 1985) by Wole Soyinka
Avatar Mon. 4/14/14 6:29pm Danne D:

LOL - Who's this Muttley66 guy?
Avatar Mon. 4/14/14 6:29pm Danne D:

;)
Avatar Mon. 4/14/14 6:30pm Studio B Ben:

@Danne: They keep reading the email addresses instead of our commenter names. It's a little strange.
Avatar Mon. 4/14/14 6:31pm EzSezz:

It is high, it is far, it is... Caught!
No sound more pleasing to us
The Sox fan that is
Than John Sterling interruptus.
  Mon. 4/14/14 6:31pm Ralphine:

"Most Trusted Team in
Sports Talk Radio Today."
Damning with faint praise.
Avatar Mon. 4/14/14 6:32pm Kurt Gottschalk:

The Forbes Library in Northampton, MA, is doing a challenge to make a poem out of book spines. Here's the one I submitted. Not sportsy, tho. Sorry. spearmintmusic.blogspot.com...
Avatar Mon. 4/14/14 6:32pm Danne D:

NHL Tomorrow
Has their own draft lottery
Devils can't win it.
  Mon. 4/14/14 6:33pm cglenn:

tug is dead yes...
Avatar Mon. 4/14/14 6:34pm Danne D:

Tug McGraw has passed
It was in 2004
It is a sad fact :(
Avatar Mon. 4/14/14 6:34pm Studio B Ben:

Poems gone Sportsy
Words you cannot say on air
Press the dump button
Avatar Mon. 4/14/14 6:35pm Danne D:

Tug McGraw's Nickname
was given to him because
of how he breast fed
Avatar Mon. 4/14/14 6:36pm Danne D:

en.wikipedia.org...
  Mon. 4/14/14 6:36pm Ralphine:

This sucks.
Avatar Mon. 4/14/14 6:37pm Ken From Hyde Park:

In the Frozen Four, U. of Minnesota lost to Union College on Saturday. They won the game before on a last-second short-handed goal against UND.
Avatar Mon. 4/14/14 6:38pm dale:

i heard a reading of casey at the bat by the author, ernest thayer on a 78 rpm rekkid - he is so over dramatic that he sounds utterly insane.
Avatar Mon. 4/14/14 6:38pm Studio B Ben:

Casey at the bat
his arms guarantee home runs
he is on steroids
Avatar Mon. 4/14/14 6:38pm EzSezz:

If Tug weren't already plugged
Or at least planted
I'd suggest you pull the plug.
Avatar Mon. 4/14/14 6:38pm Kat in Chicago:

EFD played this too but I listened to him on archive this week and was able to skip past it... not so now :(
Avatar Mon. 4/14/14 6:39pm Kat in Chicago:

(not a poem, sorry)
Avatar Mon. 4/14/14 6:39pm Danne D:

Kat In Chicago
Would you like us to tell you
When this is over?
Avatar Mon. 4/14/14 6:40pm Kat in Chicago:

It's okay Danne, Bronwyn and Jim are sufficiently distracting.
Avatar Mon. 4/14/14 6:41pm dale:

oooh, here's a good version read by lionel barrymore!

www.youtube.com...
Avatar Mon. 4/14/14 6:41pm Danne D:

Here's some cool news hot off the twitter:
Some dude bought the right to coach Arkansas State's Spring football game for $11,700.
Avatar Mon. 4/14/14 6:42pm Danne D:

Oh my god - game called on account of - FOAM?!?

sports.yahoo.com...
Avatar Mon. 4/14/14 6:42pm Studio B Ben:

Wrestling is too fake
until real life catches up
RIP Warrior
  Mon. 4/14/14 6:44pm Robert:

I made bets on "Lost". I won one, and then lost on "Lost".
Avatar Mon. 4/14/14 6:44pm Studio B Ben:

@Robert

We all lost on "Lost" by the end.
Avatar Mon. 4/14/14 6:44pm Matt from Springfield:

Yes! Get Doug on--Sportsy Conspiracy Talk! :)
Avatar Mon. 4/14/14 6:44pm Kat in Chicago:

Foam rave parties are still a thing?
  Mon. 4/14/14 6:45pm Ralphine:

There's a famous recording of Casey at the Bat by a guy named De Wolf Hopper who sounded pretty insane.
Avatar Mon. 4/14/14 6:48pm Danne D:

Only in Bridgeport
Chicago Commenter Kat
Only in Bridgeport
Avatar Mon. 4/14/14 6:49pm Danne D:

Would you guys believe?
The Yankees already have
A replay sponsor
Avatar Mon. 4/14/14 6:50pm Kat in Chicago:

Dunkin' Donuts has Peeps donuts.
  Mon. 4/14/14 6:50pm Ralphine:

There is nowhere else to go in Augusta, GA at one in the morning on a Sunday/Monday.
Avatar Mon. 4/14/14 6:50pm Matt from Springfield:

@Danne: "Let's go to the instant replay, sponsored by: Preparation H" kind of sponsor??
Avatar Mon. 4/14/14 6:51pm Danne D:

Jim the Poet Broke
The First Rule Of Waffle House
Keep It In The House
  Mon. 4/14/14 6:51pm Ralphine:

Me and some friends go to the Waffle House every Christmas at two in the morning.
  Mon. 4/14/14 6:51pm Robert:

I got my foam formula (initially developed as non-irritating bubble bath for a friend's children) used a bit for foam parties. One guy in Miami tested it in the driveway of his shop, inviting neighborhood chidren to play in it, and then it rained, and it stood up much longer to rain than other foams he'd used with his equipment.
  Mon. 4/14/14 6:52pm cee dubbles:

Sport is a game played
by boys, with balls and sticks,
bored by athletics.
Avatar Mon. 4/14/14 6:52pm Danne D:

No, Not Prep H Matt
Guess they are saving that one
For Next Guy On 'Roids
Avatar Mon. 4/14/14 6:52pm EzSezz:

Former FMU DJ, Kenny G(oldsmith) transcribed an entire Yankees radio broadcast (with John Sterling) and published it as the book Sports.
Avatar Mon. 4/14/14 6:53pm Kat in Chicago:

That's quite a claim to fame, Robert!
  Mon. 4/14/14 6:54pm Robert:

@ Studio B Ben:

I later figured out that "Lost" (created by a Jersey friend of mine, BTW) really was a mystery, with a false conclusion to throw us all of the trail.
Avatar Mon. 4/14/14 6:55pm Danne D:

In the World of Foam
Robert earned the Foam Finger
He is number one
  Mon. 4/14/14 6:56pm Michael:

Are they properly called 'Deeps' or 'Poughnuts'?
Avatar Mon. 4/14/14 6:56pm Kat in Chicago:

Good one Danne!
Avatar Mon. 4/14/14 6:56pm Danne D:

She's not just face blind
Now poor DJ Brownyn C
Is haiku blind too :(
Avatar Mon. 4/14/14 6:56pm People Like Us:

will be playing your old themetune, Bronwyn, the Irene Moon one (because I'm doing an organ show)
  Mon. 4/14/14 6:56pm Robert:

"Lost" turned out to have been a version of "The Lost Special" by AC Doyle. The characters all had (or were) doubles, there was no time travel (just an illusion produced by people meeting their doubles under mind control influence), there was nobody surviving airline wrecks...lots of stuff like that.
Avatar Mon. 4/14/14 6:57pm EzSezz:

Ortiz hit it far
Ichiro caught it fair
Avatar Mon. 4/14/14 6:57pm Danne D:

www.facebook.com...
Avatar Mon. 4/14/14 6:57pm Matt from Springfield:

For the national month of poem,
I haven't written, although I know 'em.
So I'll head out with a rhyme, and double it,
Easy to make one--when it's only a couplet!
Avatar Mon. 4/14/14 6:58pm Danne D:

NJ Hammerheads
Pro Ultimate Frisbee Team
That is their facebook
Avatar Mon. 4/14/14 6:58pm Studio B Ben:

@Robert

That sounds way cooler than both the ending of the show and my disappointment of the ending of the show. I'd start watching that if they started to air it.
  Mon. 4/14/14 6:58pm Robert:

http://users.bestweb.net/~robgood/lather.html for foam
http://users.bestweb.net/~robgood/teach re "Lost"
Avatar Mon. 4/14/14 6:59pm Danne D:

Bye Bronwyn and Jim :)
Thanks for another great show
You guys are the best!

And my condolences, Bronwyn :(
Avatar Mon. 4/14/14 6:59pm Matt from Springfield:

Frisbee sharks!
Avatar Mon. 4/14/14 7:00pm Studio B Ben:

I will check that out!
Avatar Mon. 4/14/14 7:00pm Matt from Springfield:

RIP, Grandma Ruth--good to know she made it to her 75th and Passover.
Avatar Mon. 4/14/14 7:01pm Matt from Springfield:

Thanks Bronwyn & Jim!
  Mon. 4/14/14 7:04pm Michael:

(I'd go with 'Poughnuts', for the adolescentick pleasure of 'Hey! keep your grubby hands off my poughnuts.')
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