Emily Dickinson T-Shirt
Emily "Nobody" Dickinson is known for her breathless dashing around the basepaths on offense, and across right field on defense.
Not thought of as particularly athletic by her neighbors in Amherst, Mass., Emily practices alone, indoors, and sneaks off to and from games under cover of darkness. "I like baseball," says Emily, "you have all these people aroundteammatesfansumpiresbut they're not too close."̴ Emily's favorite type of out: flies.
Because I could not hit the Pitch
It kindly hit into me
The Batter's box held but just Ourselves
I slowly walkedMy legs knew no haste,
And I had put away
My bat, and my batting gloves,
For his Errancy.
I passed the Ump, Who stood pointing
To first basefrom home
I passed the Field of Gazing Grass
I passed the Pitcher's Mound
Or rather He passed Me
The Dews grew quivering and chill
For only Cotton, my Jersey
My Stirrupsonly Tulle
I paused before a Base that seemed
A Swelling of the Ground
The Crest was scarcely visible
The Cornersin the Ground
Since then'tis two at-batsand yet
Feels shorter than the Pitch
I first surmised Hurtling at my Head
Was toward Infirmity
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