Ever since I was a young boy I hit the yellow ball...

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  1. origmarm

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    Just because....

    Ever since I was a young boy
    I hit the yellow ball
    Courts from London to Japan
    I must have played them all
    But I ain't seen nothing like him
    From any box or stall,
    That quiet looking Spanish kid
    Sure plays a mean dirtball

    His opponents stuck like statues
    His spin like a machine
    Hitting all the corners
    Always hitting clean
    He plays by intuition
    One by one the points they fall
    That quiet looking Spanish kid
    Sure plays a mean dirtball

    He's a dirtball wizard
    There's got to be a twist
    A dirtball wizard
    He's got such a supple wrist

    How do you think he does it?
    (I don't know)
    What makes him so good?

    He ain't got no distractions
    Can't hear those shouts and yells
    Don't see cameras a flashin'
    Plays almost by sense of smell
    Always gets it in play
    No unforced errors at all
    That quiet looking Spanish kid
    Sure plays a mean dirtball

    I thought that Guga was
    The Roland Garros king
    But I remember when Guga handed
    His Chartrier crown to him

    Even on his worst surface
    He can beat the best
    Uncle Toni leads him in
    And he just does the rest
    He's got crazy whipping forehands
    Rarely seen him fall
    That quiet looking Spanish kid
    Sure plays a mean dirtball
     
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  2. Chuck

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    I guess an apology to Pete Townsend is in order?
     
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  3. origmarm

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    More of a dual hommage :)...you can see what I was listening to this morning
     
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  4. jswinf

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    I'm impressed. Never new Rafa was a "deaf, dumb, and blind kid."
     
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  5. T1000

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    "One by one the points they fall" didn't flow when I sang it in my head or is it just me? Everything else went perfect but for some reason that line tripped me up, awesome job nonetheless
     
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  6. ttbrowne

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    O, please tell me it took you just a couple of minutes to write this.
     
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  7. origmarm

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    Yeah a few mins, was just bored on the train and listening at the time
     
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  8. Fed Kennedy

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    This should be relocated to the Nadal Decline Poetry thread
     
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  9. Hot Sauce

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    Is it yellow, or is it green?
     
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  10. origmarm

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    I believe it's officially "optic yellow"
     
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  11. Hot Sauce

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    You should put that in the title then.
     
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  12. jmverdugo

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    very nice..
     
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  13. Bartelby

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    'Plays almost by sense of smell'



    So that's the reason for the ... yes, another reference to ...
     
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  14. Larrysümmers

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    haha. i loved it.
     
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  15. thug the bunny

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    How about an alternate chorus:

    He's a mean sore loser
    There's got to be a twist
    It looks like he's injured
    He's claiming it's his wrist...
     
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