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Bummer of a Summer

Here we are sitting in the summer heat. I paid forty-three bucks a piece for each seat. For box seats, that’s some money in a heap. If we sat in the bleachers, you would call me cheap. A nice sultry Sunday afternoon we would choose. However, we are watching our favorite team lose. They have lost a lot of games as of late. Their playing today is considered far from great. Those bums are committing errors and striking out at the plate. The pitcher can’t seem to get anybody out. Will our team win today? I have a great deal of doubt. Now you want some hot dogs and a Coke? After I paid for these seats, I am now flat broke. Written June 8, 2013

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  1. Date: 7/18/2013 10:59:00 PM
    ROBERT, you wrote a lovely summer day's poem.... congrats... SKAT

  1. Date: 7/15/2013 10:27:00 AM
    Lol, Robert I enjoyed your poem. Congrats on your fine win. Warm Smiles, Connie

  1. Date: 7/14/2013 6:04:00 PM
    a nice summer day write... congrats... :-)... always & forever.... PD

  1. Date: 7/14/2013 4:45:00 PM
    It sure is expensive to go to games now days. Just went to a A's game and it was so expensive. And your team didn't win..sigh. your poem did though. congrats. BG

  1. Date: 7/14/2013 11:48:00 AM
    Congrats on your win, my friend, Loved always, bl

  1. Date: 7/13/2013 11:49:00 PM
    congrats on your winning entry in my "summer" contest Robert

  1. Date: 6/9/2013 4:45:00 AM
    Nice poem. Nothing like summer days watching baseball. Go Cubs!

  1. Date: 6/8/2013 8:03:00 PM
    ha! i've forgotten which team you root for, but all baseball fans can relate to this poem. love your title, too!

  1. Date: 6/8/2013 12:42:00 PM
    Hope you brought some popcorn Nice write Rob, lol xxx