Fast Learners

Fast Learners

We caddies didn’t look like much 
in our hung out to dry jeans and t-shirts, 

but we were hired by
some of Seattle’s finest citizens—

the two buck fee and dollar tip, made three.

At first we were mere mules,
shouldering a heavy load, 

or silent statues eyeing
the unruly flight of the ball,

but soon enough 
they taught us

most of what gentlemen need to know— 

how to throw 			        clubs,
spit, 
cuss, 
fudge 
the	 ball	 with our foot, 

and pee 

behind 
trees.

. . . j

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s