Sep10

The CricketFat 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…

Ode to Eoin Morgan

Oh swinger of bat! Oh clubber of sixes,You who brings work to local roof tile fixers,Whether through off or through on you punish the widesAnd anything short is hooked away to the sides.You never let up, the glum bowler discovers,Smashing him calmly away through the covers,And we watch you intently up on the big screenAnd…