I PROTEST

That there is a photo of Babe Ruth the Sultan of Swat Way larger than life Swagger legend loud brash a whole hurricane of things that guy I protest Struck down too soon Gehrig, look what he went through “You should cherish the memories!” I should cherish...

NOTHING WILL EVER BE THE SAME

You think life will ever be the same? Nope not with Covid Presidential politics Climate change Yep but that isn’t why Oh? Something I missed? Something else? Baseball the world series the Dodgers won first time in 32 years Changes everything Every thing (silent...

OH TO BE A FAN

A fan is entitled to be a little fickle But when the bases are loaded with no outs to then feel a nervous tickle To pray and to say “Please please win today!” To boo and to hiss when the umpires miss To exhort your great team through thick and through thin...

I HAD A DREAM

Sleep comes easily at times Who wants to be awake 24/7 with this Covid thing? Ah to dream and alas when I did there it was Oh my God! The ball park! I swear to you it was shimmering I am not kidding! The organ played the crowd rose the players ran onto the field It...

A BASEBALL, THE POEM

A ball an actual major league baseball with all those stitches the real deal from the field of play now in my mitt I am mesmerized Not sure what to do or say Is this like winning an Oscar? I held it up in the air People cheered “Good catch!” Kept looking...

WHEN THE CLOSER IMPLODES

Should there be even the slightest resemblance to anyone alive or no longer alive, it is purely coincidental. And now the poem: The wheels came off and rolled up to the plate the throw at home was far too late “We pay him so much just to save the game, but he...