Sweet Spot

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The timing is rife

for a bit of rally

now that the ball’s in play.

There’s the score with a let

and the snide passing shot

which only the quick can volley.

So beware of the serve

with the deceptive backspin

especially if anticipating a lobby.

For the drop shot will break you

skinned knees on court,

clutching your racket with horror.

For as match point beckons

one begs for a break

though more simply a score of love.









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