Baseball Haiku: Three Poems


Spring Training

Sun shines on diamond,
two birds on a citrus limb
ball meets bat, a crack!



Ball glove hangs on hook
dust, cobwebs, a creaking door,
small hand reaches up



Old man unwraps gift,
two tickets to the ballgame,
a gray-haired child smiles



copyright 2009, Frank Messina

from Full Count: The Book of Mets Poetry
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