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Born On Third Base

Rating: 5.0

"Take me out to the ball game"
that anthem of great fame,
one lyric is clearly off track-
"I don't care if I ever get back".

It's the only game after all,
where the defense controls the ball.
It's so unique, so revealing,
that's what makes it so appealing.

Who could abandon a game they love,
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Monday, October 19, 2020
Topic(s) of this poem: baseball
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COMMENTS OF THE POEM
Kim Barney 28 October 2020

I have always interpreted that line " I don't care if I ever get back" to mean " I don't care if I ever get back home. Just let me stay here at the ball park forever."

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Kim Barney 28 October 2020

Nice to read a poem about baseball, the day after my Dodgers won the World Series for the first time in 32 years!

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Darwin Henry Beuning 28 October 2020

Greg, So true! To My Poem List. 5 stars.

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