by Brad Rose
Stop thinking about the little defeats. They can never be avenged. Concentrate on the big picture. As Casey Stengel said, "Ability is the art of getting credit for all the home runs somebody else hits." Take heed. Play ball.
Brad Rose has lived most of his adult life in San Francisco and Boston. His work has appeared in Tattoo Highway, Boston Literary Magazine, Up and Under/QND Review, FutureCycle Poetry, Getting Something Read, and Espresso Stories.