Fanning the Shame

by Hilary Barta

Each year as they’re breaking apart
the Cubs wake an ache in my heart
.    The shame of a fan
.    of a lame also-ran
who’ve raised the mistake to an art

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Published in Chicago Cubs, Fans, Limerick | Link to this poem | 4 Comments

Fanning the Shame: 4 Comments

  1. Hilary Barta wrote,

    Not that the Cubs didn’t hit lights out in Pittsburgh yestereday…

  2. Hilary Barta wrote,

    Yestereday, all my typos seemed so far away…

  3. James Finn Garner wrote,

    Hey, I can’t keep up with the news. I’m a “big picture” guy.

  4. Hilary Barta wrote,

    And the big pic here is that the cubs are awful.

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