American League West 2015 Spring Training Haiku

By Stuart Shea

The Opening Day starter—
It’s Dallas Keuchel!

The favorite son—
Prodigal again errant—
Setting in the West

Old southpaws don’t die
Until they’ve had a chance to
Make the A’s roster

A strong-armed fellow
Will bear the expectations
Of the great northwest

A once-proud franchise
Sliding down the Banister,
Into pool or pile?



Published in AL West, Ballparks, Fans, Haiku, History, Houston Astros, Los Angeles Angels, Management, Oakland Athletics, Players, Seattle Mariners, Stu Shea, Texas Rangers, The Game Itself, Youth | Link to this poem | 1 Comment

American League West 2015 Spring Training Haiku: 1 Comment

  1. Stephen Jones wrote,

    Excellent! My fav: the Angels.

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