567 10 and 1 Nov. 30, 2015

Last night, The New England Patriots,
10 and 0 as of yesterday morning,
Tom Brady
Tight end Gronkowski
carted off the field with a destroyed knee.
All this tragedy perped by Denver Broncos, minus
Paton Manning!!!
The aging QB out with a twisted neck and sprained back,
watching that 2nd string kid, Osterhause, or something,
play well enough to win it.

The world didn’t end.

Dark horror from an errant meteor did not
destroy civilization as we know it
or Boston
(though many in this Patriot Nation
cried themselves to sleep),

But, all in all, we’re still here
and babies born in Bangor nine months from
this day that shall live in infamy
will ask, twenty years hence,
“Mom, who was Tom Brady?”
or, perish the thought,
“Dad, was football really as brutal as my
history teacher says it was?”
And he, probably, will
have to say,
“Well… Yes.”

About Ken Greenman

Married and Happy. Retired and busy. Living in NC. 71 and counting. December 12, 2020 and it's 72! ... I would love some written comments, critiques, adulation or kind suggestions.... If you have the time and or inclination, please feel free! Not in fear but by faith. We will see. See you later! If you ever want to talk for real, email me and I will send you my cell number.... I am enjoying this!
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