Atmosphere of Expectation

Douglas Blair 1951 (London)



Junior knows that
Dad will soon be home
Business trip to
Yankee City fame.
He’ll get to catch one game
A glove and cap from same.
And bring back home
Inscribed with Junior’s name.
Return is booked for Monday, Tuesday
Sure.
And Junior curb-side waiting
Will endure.
Dad had promised it
For Dad, Junior will sit.
A sort of prayer of faith.
Now that’s for sure.



My accompanying You Tube video link.

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Written on January 26, 2023

Submitted by dougb.72572 on January 26, 2023

Modified by dougb.72572 on January 26, 2023

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Quick analysis:

Scheme XAXBBBABXCXCDDXC X
Closest metre Iambic trimeter
Characters 434
Words 88
Stanzas 2
Stanza Lengths 16, 1

Douglas Blair

Blogging poems since 2008. Once a lawyer in general practice. Then 32 years as Shipper in a heavy metal fabricating plant. Retired 2022. Married and father of two. Poet. Hiker. Harmonica Busker. Gospel enthusiast. Photographer. http://shootdempix.blogspot.com/ more…

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