Etcetera 29.

One must have a mind of winter, to see a baseball in the snow.

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There are a bunch of ghosts, bowling on a frozen sea.

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The goalie doesn’t hear anything but the puck, flipping through the icy air.

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Riding down a hill towards Broadway, on a snowboard made of spruce.

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This is the same frostbitten hand that threw a football in the flames last December.

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“How long have you been cold?” the bobsledder asked himself.

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The lost runner ate icicles for lunch.

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The basketball court is covered in slush, but the show must go on.

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Luckily, the snowball fight ended before the avalanche.

Written By

Joshua Baldwin is an editor at Eephus. He is the author of The Wilshire Sun, a novella. His writing has appeared in The Paris Review, n+1, The Brooklyn Rail, Chicago Review, Prelude, and elsewhere. He lives in Los Angeles. Reach him at josh@eephusmag.com.

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