Jane Fuller published a poem on the site Football Poets 5 months, 1 week 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 […]
Jane Fuller‘s profile was updated 9 months, 2 weeks ago
Jane Fuller commented on a poem on Football Poets 11 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 11 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 12 months ago
Thank you Crispin
and for your warm welcome to football poets.
Jane Fuller‘s profile was updated 12 months ago
Jane Fuller published a poem on the site Football Poets 12 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 1 year 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 […]
Jane Fuller‘s profile was updated 1 year ago
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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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3rd August 2017 at 4:27 pm
Great poem…keep on …I know the feeling!
1st August 2017 at 5:47 pm
And more nonsense please!
I’ve always been a big fan of Eddie’s!
21st July 2017 at 12:57 pm
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!’
9th April 2017 at 9:21 pm
Hi Graham – I’m really pleased to see that you’re annotating your poems verse-by-verse. Did you know you can also highlight a bit of text in a verse and comment on that? Hover over this comment to see what I highlighted.
9th April 2017 at 9:10 pm
Not forgetting folk hero Robin Friday who started a now commonplace trend by kissing a policeman after scoring against Rochdale in 1975
“The policeman looked so cold and fed up standing there that I decided to cheer him up a bit,” he explained.