30poems – Day 4

Just watched a baseball player nearly miss a shoulder stabbing by flying broken bat.  The trainer lifts his shirt and his teammates peer down to see if the splinters poke through or a bruise is forming.  I collect baseball poems, but never write them.  To a true fan, they can break your heart, ya know…like flying bats can pierce your skin.

He seems to be fine

Eight runs for the win today

Second place yet hope


I love that baseball inspires so much theological reflection.  Note the themes of faith, belief, redemption…


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