Fall Ball: for the late innings

Fall Ball: for the late innings

by Alan Harris

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781635347760
Publisher: Finishing Line Press
Publication date: 11/23/2018
Pages: 94
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.19(d)

About the Author

Alan Harris lives in East Lansing, Michigan. He is a hospice volunteer who helps patients write memoirs, letters, and poetry. Harris is the recipient of the 2014 John Clare Poetry Prize as well as the 2015 Tompkins Poetry Award from Wayne State University. Harris is a two-time Pushcart nominee. His first chapbook of poetry, Hospice Bed Conversations, has been nominated for a Midland Author's Award.

Table of Contents

Fall Ball 1

Time 2

Curiosity 3

Not Today 4

Emancipated Innocence 5

Conversations 6

Still Driving 7

The Man in the Moon 8

Paper Airplane 9

If Stephen King Wrote Poetry 10

Broken Promise 11

Shed 12

In Between Colonoscopies 13

Final Buzzer 14

Sweet Invitations 15

Moment of Clarity 16

Rain Out 17

I Can Hear the Future 21

Man in the Middle 22

On the Run 23

Three Gallons of Diesel Fuel 24

The First Dance 25

The Whisper 26

The Tree 27

Putting my Name on it 28

Body Language 29

Box of Toys 30

Falling Forward 31

Broken Hip 32

Honoring the Non-resuscitated 33

The Snowman and the Sun 34

Sunrise, Sunset 35

Full Measure 36

Let there be Dancing 38

Self-Help 41

Age Line 42

You can go now 43

Pearls 45

I Married the Coyote 46

Memory Stick 47

Cognitive Decline 49

PICC-line 50

My Vacuum Cleaner doesn’t Suck like it used to 51

Life in the Past Lane 52

The Gospel of Thomas 53

Silence 54

Shallow Breathing 55

Take What I can Get 56

The Hard Questions 57

Footsteps 58

Go Gentle 59

Hospice House 63

Spirituality 64

The Gift of Young Visitors 65

I didn’t see this coming 66

Victory Lane 67

Hospital Bed 68

Lost Balance 69

Corners and Curves 70

Black Smocks 71

They’re talking about me 72

Burn 73

Waiting for Something to Happen 74

Amenable 76

Dead Man’s Hat 77

The End is Near 78

Noli Timere 79

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