An Ode To Cleveland Sport

July 31st, 2010 by Rahil Devgan Leave a reply »


The author in no way means or intends to offend any sports fan from the beautiful state of Ohio. He went to school there and retains some of his fondest memories from his experiences.



Way up north on the banks of a river,

where the cold winds blow and the skyline's a mess.

Where all the teams lose and the weather makes you shiver,

lies a dreary dull city starved of success.


Lake Erie screams out, its shore cries in vain,

for a win that will rid her of this "curse"!

But her lament doesn't help, it increases the pain,

and the sport just continues to get worse. 


Do you remember the '54 World Series any more?

The Indians were heavy favorites to win it then.

Willie Mays made 'The Catch', the Giants won in four.

Cleveland would never win again.


The Raiders in '81! January 4th was the date,

the Browns trailed, a minute left in the game.

We're Cleveland! We're great! Let ...

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