ANTICIPATION

ANTICIPATION

So you stand near the track and look out rooting for that horse “Come on baby!” Or you stand in front of the large window as the plane lands and then the passengers come through the walk way there she is! There! Or you know it’s the holidays and...
SKY

SKY

When he stepped into the batter’s box When she stood tall on the mound When he swung When she pitched When each played Sky’s the limit shimmering like a diamond Their lives showing us their skills their dignity their ability their determination Teaching us...
Happy Birthday

Happy Birthday

It’s your birthday and I wanted to get you something for all you have done for me (and a few others) But you act like you don’t know me You whispered in my ear for years And when I was younger you were speaking to me even sometimes as I lay in bed and fell...
A Baseball Poem

A Baseball Poem

Just a damn game come on! A ball pitcher a hitter catcher come on get real it ain’t life it ain’t death it don’t add up too much Fans come and go cheer boo eat exhort despair it’s all silly It don’t add up too much History is made you...
AUTUMN

AUTUMN

The poems that have been written, the sighs of admiration, the amazement, the admiration.  Leaves turn colors.  We know this signals that Fall is here, and in a little while Winter sits with us.  During Autumn we experience the awe of the change of seasons, and the...
HUMPTY SLUMPTY

HUMPTY SLUMPTY

Humpty Dumpty sat on a wall, Humpty Dumpty had a great fall; All the king’s horses and all the king’s men Couldn’t put Humpty together again. A baseball hitter might relate to this little poem.  A baseball hitter, that is, in a slump.  Speaking of...