Category Archives: Bates (Robin)

Colts Football Doggerel Annotated

Pierre Garcon after the Colts’ conference title win I promised an annotation for my weekend piece of doggerel in praise of the Indianapolis Colts so here it is. And while I’m focusing on such poetry, let me mention a similar endeavor that my cousin Dan Bates undertook in praise of the Boston Red Sox of […]

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