The Cricket

Fat finger of green,
Sticky leg sparking leg
In sweet screech,
From conversation to conservation,
Along the green
Silver Beech
Just beyond reach,
To spring from
Leaf to shadowy relief.

Hilda Doolittle, American poet and writer, was born today in 1886.

Eoin Morgan, Irish cricketer, captain of England’s world cup winning one day team, was born on this day in 1986.

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