Lament

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March 21, 2021 by The Citron Review

by Jason Gebhardt

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Jason Gebhardt’s poems have appeared in the The Southern Review, Poet Lore, Iron Horse Literary Review, Tinderbox Poetry Journal, among others. His chapbook Good Housekeeping won Main Street Ragโ€™s 2016 Cathy Smith Bowers Prize. He is the recipient of multiple Artist Fellowships awarded by the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities.

 

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I steal myself onto the diamond. No one around. The infield of raked dirt like a transponder dish. My soles type PUMA PUMA PUMA from home to the rise of mound. Who last pitched? Who next? Come Aliens, in your bright revenant craft. Come, Lou Gehrig. Be our luckiest man again.

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