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Lawrence Ferlinghetti


Baseball Canto


Watching baseball, sitting in the sun, eating popcorn,
reading Ezra Pound,
and wishing that Juan Marichal would hit a hole right through the
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  • Noway Jose (1/31/2010 9:01:00 AM)

    An obvious poke in the eye of the white man

    whose perceived wrongs are laid at all our feet

    never to be atoned for

    only laid bare for all the world to marvel at

    and wonder

    'who the hell pays their salaries' (Report) Reply

  • Michael Gale (2/28/2007 9:56:00 AM)

    Great poem! An easy tenner given here. Baseball is the sport of America just as the hambuger and hotdog is. God bless all poets-MJG. (Report) Reply

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