S o few phrases
P ermit the soul to
R ise to cerulean skies.
I n the Florida and Arizona sun
N eophytes attempt to impress
G rizzled old coaches with dazzling skills.

T rumpets herald the first pitch.
R ight handers deal from 60 feet away,
A nd on fields around the complex,
I nfielders, outfielders, pitchers and catchers
N ervelessly ask their bodies to
I mitate the exploits of childhood heroes.
N owhere on earth is a better promise made,
G uaranteed to reset the world on its proper orbit.