Ode to Oddibe

by Jim Siergey

A wildcat did prowl
The wind began to howl
and Oddibe McDowell
belongs in a Bob Dylan song.

Jim Siergey is the author and illustrator of the Cubs alternate history If They Did It. You can see more of his illustration work at his website here.

Published in Atlanta Braves, Cleveland Indians, History, Players, Pure doggerel, Texas Rangers, Uncategorized | Link to this poem | 2 Comments

Ode to Oddibe: 2 Comments

  1. Bob Carlton wrote,

    On a related note: Bellowing Ark, vol 16, no 3, May/June 2000, from “In Praise of Dandelions”:
    …my iguana, Odibe
    (named for a famous
    who was the subject
    of the unwritten
    “Ode to Odibe”
    with the immortal opening line:
    “Oh! to be Odibe…)

  2. James Finn Garner wrote,

    Also crosslinked to It is High, It is Far, It is Caught yesterday. Good job, Jim.


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