Jane Fuller published a poem on the site Football Poets 1 week, 3 days ago
Armistice Day (2016)
The football’s on:
the derby of derbies.
a family fractioned into
halves and quarters;
but when the whistle blows,
I’m thinking of Bruce’s stone
and the battle of Glen Trool […]
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Jane Fuller commented on a poem on Football Poets 6 months, 3 weeks ago
You really evoke the heightened tension you feel when listening rather than watching the game. I spent years listening to a guy called Derek Lacey on radio cumbria. He was the worst commentator, would forget all […]
Jane Fuller published a poem on the site Football Poets 6 months, 4 weeks ago
Can you be David Beckham?
Can you be David Beckham if your legs don’t work?
Can you be David Beckham if you have to use a chair?
Can you be David Beckham no matter how much pain your
standing frame causes? […]
Jane Fuller commented on a poem on Football Poets 7 months ago
Thank you Crispin
and for your warm welcome to football poets.
Jane Fuller‘s profile was updated 7 months ago
Jane Fuller published a poem on the site Football Poets 7 months ago
Here’s a scarf son.
It doesn’t read Nike
but it does say victory
with the badge I sewed.
Round and round with
the thread and the needle
covering the stain of dashed dreams.
Here’s a scarf son.
It doesn […]
Jane Fuller published a poem on the site Football Poets 7 months, 1 week ago
One point one million for his name
Le Havre to Manchester he came
you’d think the world had gone insane.
Sat on the bench though far from lame
on Fergie’s head they laid the blame
one point one million for […]
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17th March 2017 at 8:54 am
Great line – made me laugh out loud.
See in context
10th March 2017 at 1:06 pm
A very touching salute to men like Nobby Stiles, who can no longer remember what the rest of us will never forget.
8th March 2017 at 5:23 pm
[you all owe me a beer]
Next time a player fires the ball off to Margate, I’ll buy you a beer where it lands!
8th March 2017 at 10:51 am
I hope you like the format when you print it out, Ianthe. Let me know if you think it could be improved.
7th March 2017 at 7:51 pm
There’s something special about Craven Cottage. Thanks.
7th March 2017 at 7:49 pm
7th March 2017 at 6:46 pm
As touching and descriptive as I thought it would be Graham. So good to see that a sorry defeat for your team can bring out real emotion expressed so vividly in your poem. I hope you don’t mind if I print it out. Cheers, Ianthe
7th March 2017 at 5:59 pm
Such a fine verse….about a place I’ve always loved.
it’s so well written and respectful to the Cottagers…. that I didn’t discover til the end that you weren’t a Fulham fan, whjo like PNE also harbour hopes of the play offs. Nice one Graham ..more please..we need you!
7th March 2017 at 12:05 pm
[Ideas of March]
Nice image Crispin, but I believe it’s the Ides of March!
6th March 2017 at 2:04 pm
one might also ask
why was he still on the pitch?