Rain Delay, Broadcast

“Friday it rained all day - there was no ball game. So we stayed home, we listened to it on the radio.” - Chico, in the Marx Brothers’ Duck Soup

In this evening’s

lack of a game worth waiting for

in this evening’s

distortion of the spacetime’s damp
moral arc of ground, fence, and ball,
call it a toss-up, the raincheck

of this evening.

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Recent work by Bruce Robinson appears or is forthcoming in Pangyrus, Evening Street Review, Rattle, Spoon River Poetry Review, Seventh Quarry, and Maintenant. He lives in Brooklyn and Albany, NY along with two cats, both of whom are trying to get published.

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