Gacina Bozidar published a poem on the site Football Poets 1 month, 3 weeks ago
The ball from Manchester United
museum said to me
“What about you”
I have been here for years
The football player Fabregas
said he spoke to the ball
It is so EASY
He takes the penalty
saying to […]
Crispin Thomas published a poem on the site Football Poets 1 month, 3 weeks ago
this is when you pinch yourself
dust that scarf from off the shelf
we ain’t scared of no-one else
we are FGR
brand new season brand new era
can you feel it drawing nearer
see our vision growing […]
Crispin Thomas commented on a poem on Football Poets 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Great poem…keep on …I know the feeling!
S B Ingle published a poem on the site Football Poets 1 month, 3 weeks ago
In summer, a fan keeps you warm
A match, lights your barbecue
The ground is where you plant vegetables
The spot, is on your face, it grew
The ball, requires a DJ
A net, to protect soft fruit
Clik The Mouse commented on a poem on Football Poets 1 month, 3 weeks ago
And more nonsense please!
I’ve always been a big fan of Eddie’s!
Clik the mouse published a poem on Football Poets 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Laced up tight like a corset
And kicked, from Devon to Dorset
When can no longer be fully pumped
Gacina Bozidar published a poem on the site Football Poets 2 months ago
To be or not to be
for those sharing
A Hard Day’s Night
So why on earth
should I moan as
there is Wednesday football alone
Stuart Butler published a poem on the site Football Poets 2 months ago
I went searching for the soul of Forest Green,
Wandering intuitively, ad hoc
Inferentially, without any
A priori knowledge or insight:
It was a tabula rasa wander.
Northfields Road smacked of enclosed […]
Mike Bartram published a poem on the site Football Poets 2 months ago
A plot of land that served them well.
But now LFC have decided to sell.
A training ground for many a year.
But an Academy move now is near.
The Melwood walls got a lot higher.
With added twists of barbed […]
Paul Chapman published a poem on the site Football Poets 2 months ago
Arsenal first Friday, always start well
New signings too, will give Leicester hell
Arsenal easy, next,
Liverpool in the early game, a win at a canter
Watford offer up more presents than […]
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Paul Chapman commented on a poem on Football Poets 2 months ago
Ianthe Exall published a poem on the site Football Poets 2 months, 1 week ago
Watching the gulls all swooping around
Brought back the memories of some very strange words
That made us all think
Trying to find the real meaning
And connecting the link
To the sardines and […]
Denys E. W. Jones published a poem on the site Football Poets 2 months, 2 weeks ago
The Prodigal Son he upped and left
For many a long, long year.
Leaving a void that could not be filled
Except by a flood of tears.
Maybe once every Season the Son came back,
But not in a shirt of blue. […]
Patrick O Shea became a registered member 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Eddie Gibbons published a poem on the site Football Poets 2 months, 2 weeks ago
First, you need a pen. But in order to get one
you’ll have to go down in the box
that you keep them in.
Next, you’ll need paper.
Not the back of that fag packet
that you scribbled next Saturday’s team on, n […]
Mike Bartram published a poem on the site Football Poets 2 months, 2 weeks ago
If you see a white feather floating by.
Coming from nowhere out of the sky.
Down from Heaven a feather to drift.
An Angel is near by, a loved ones gift.
Into the face of a child a feather blew.
Down from […]
Mike Bartram published a poem on the site Football Poets 2 months, 3 weeks ago
The Belfast Boy, a player complete.
Had the football world at both feet.
Art like gift, born to dazzle, to win.
Never again to see the likes of him.
In United Red, in native Irish Green.
The greatest […]
Mike Bartram published a poem on the site Football Poets 2 months, 4 weeks ago
‘Justice for the 96′ we know the chant well.
All the flags have the same message to tell.
The headline news always reads the same.
’96 innocent victims’ we recall every name.
When candles are lit or when the […]
And so the day has finally come.
When justice may at last be done.
I had my doubts, hopes been low.
Dashed by many a liar in full flow.
6 people will have charges to face.
6 snared rats no longer to […]
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26th September 2017 at 6:53 am
So evocative! Love it.
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2nd September 2017 at 3:00 pm
Hi Crispin, Thanks so much for this encouragement (sorry, I’ve only just seen this message.) Really appreciate it. Chuffed for you that FGR went up…I live in Wokingham, near Reading. It would be great to catch up with you again.
10th August 2017 at 8:36 pm
Just beautiful imagery Alex…love your stuff….keep on..can’t remember where you live (probably not near ‘Arry in Poole lol) but we’ll have to get you up to Forest Green one day…
Would be great to meet up… if FGR play any where near you too.let me know..I’ll be getting to the odd away game now.
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19th May 2017 at 6:02 pm
Great poem on a wonderful achievement for FGR.
Now let’s hope my team and Forest Green battle it out for top spot next season. If the Sky Blues top the division the vegan pies are on me ! ☺
19th May 2017 at 5:48 pm
Wonderful, touching poem. You have done them proud expressing your feelings about their achievement.
5th May 2017 at 1:19 pm
Good luck! Hope to see you on Sunday if I can make it.
3rd May 2017 at 5:40 pm
Great use of wordplay on names Ianthe. Especially liked Lingard…as in a classic Cranberries song’Let It Lingar!’