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

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 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...

DOUBLE PLAY

A thing of beauty? It’s relative, right?  If it is against you, well, that’s not good! Way back on July 12, 1920, under the title “That Double Play Again”, a poem was published in the New York Evening Mail.  It became known as...