What The Mendoza Line Teaches (Eliot Never Knew)

Ain’t the lilacs make
April cruel—it’s the six
goddamn months it breeds
of mishit balls,* stinging palms,
runners sliding into outs

*The Mendoza line.

About John MacKenzie

I'll mumble for ya. Poetry, plus most things quantifiable: science, neuroscience, memory, epistemology, baseball. And so on.
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