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September 20th Birthday Love: Donald Hall

The Baseball Players Against the brightgrass the white-knickeredplayers, tense, seize,and attend. A momentago, outfieldersand infielders adjustedtheir clothing, glancedat the sun and settledforward, hands on knees;the pitcher walked backof the hill, establishedhis cap and returned;the catcher twitcheda forefinger; the batterrotated his batin a slow circle. But nowthey pause: wary,exact, suspended— whileabiding moonriselightens the angelof the overgrownhardens, …

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