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The Big Game

Gene James Gilbert

There I was
1962
right field
the dandelions and yours truly
2 outs
last bats
runners on base
and the pitch
the slow high arc
coming my way
the ball
a long veering drive
this playground world
of 12 year old boys
their fates
in my trembling hands.

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