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It’s more than a bloody lawn June 23, 2010: Wimbledon poet laureate Matt Harvey has been thinking about those grass courts and writing about it. Here's an excerpt from his latest verse. Read the rest at the Poetry Trust website, where you can also listen to Harvey read the poem. more than a lawn it's a lawn - just a lawn but it's more than a lawn it's a dance floor, a war zone, [...] by

Matt Harvey serves first verse at Wimbledon June 21, 2010: The official Wimbledon poet Matt Harvey has served the first of his daily tourney poems. Here's a peek at "thwok": thwok a game in the life bounce bounce bounce bounce thwackety wackety zingety ping hittety backety pingety zang wack, thwok, thwack, pok thwikety, thwekity, thwokity, thwakity cover the court with alarming [...] by