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Katie Casey Goes to the Ball Game (A Poem)

By Joyce Jacobo [Author’s Note: It turns out the iconic baseball song, “Take me out to the Ball Game,” was originally part of a much longer tune–with an empowering message about a woman who cheers on the games at her local baseball stadium, during a time when women were mostly banned from attending them, apparently.Continue reading “Katie Casey Goes to the Ball Game (A Poem)”


Dove in a Hurricane (A Poem)

By Joyce Jacobo [Author’s Note: Based on a true story. I still cannot remember exactly where this event happened, but its sweet message always stays with me.] Several years ago               if memory still serves me well     a massive hurricane devastated several towns           deep in the Midwest Houses got torn apart then             amid theContinue reading “Dove in a Hurricane (A Poem)”