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Saturday, May 05, 2007

three and one

three and one
the pitcher shakes off
another sign

10 Comments:

Blogger Pat Paulk said...

Fast ball, curve, slider, or, maybe, a change-up...

5:42 AM  
Blogger Bill said...

Decisions, decisions, decisions.

9:06 AM  
Blogger polona said...

i wish i knew more about baseball... :)

1:00 PM  
Blogger gautami tripathy said...

Same thought as polona..:D

6:42 PM  
Blogger Bill said...

Polona and Gautami, I know what you mean. This one is not exactly universal in its appeal. The pitcher is in a position of having to make a decision--what pitch to throw--when he is behind in the count, that is, at a disadvantage. And he's apparently having trouble making up his mind. I think most of us can relate to that when it's understood in these terms.

5:43 PM  
Blogger polona said...

thank you for your explanation, bill. it makes sense now (and can relate of course) and i think it's a very clever senryu.

12:49 PM  
Blogger Bill said...

Thank you, polona. I appreciate your coming back to this.

9:00 PM  
Blogger gautami tripathy said...

Thanks for explaining i. I appreciate it very much.

9:54 PM  
Blogger Bill said...

My pleasure, gautami. Thanks for coming back.

3:48 PM  
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6:51 AM  

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