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Three One Nils & a One Two Haiku- WC Day 15

1 Leave a comment on verse 1 0 Three One Nils & a One Two Haiku

2 Leave a comment on verse 2 0 three goals in three games
one nil one nil and one nil…
and then a one two !

3 Leave a comment on verse 3 0 Senegal 0-1 Columbia

4 Leave a comment on verse 4 0 this is what I love
two great continents who bring
rhythm and passion

5 Leave a comment on verse 5 0 oh what fans they have
like some Womad festival
colour dance and song

6 Leave a comment on verse 6 0 so what should we fear?
will Rodriguez recover?
Cuadrado looks hot

7 Leave a comment on verse 7 0 Japan 0-1 Poland

8 Leave a comment on verse 8 0 once again they win
teams already going home
Samurai won’t mind

9 Leave a comment on verse 9 0 into the sixteen
just like England and Belg’yum
syllables but just

10 Leave a comment on verse 10 0 Poland wake at last
Lewandowski’s thoughts will turn
to his future team

11 Leave a comment on verse 11 0 England 0-1 Belgium

12 Leave a comment on verse 12 0 in this evening light
we played out a tame affair
with a second team

13 Leave a comment on verse 13 0 though our fate is sealed
Rashford-Loftus Cheek aside
what did we learn here ?

14 Leave a comment on verse 14 0 when the chips are down
can one really plot a route?
only time will tell

15 Leave a comment on verse 15 0 Panama 1-2 Tunisia

16 Leave a comment on verse 16 0 with nothing to lose
both sides give their fans a lift
and a fond farewell

17 Leave a comment on verse 17 0 love the enegy
that both sides bring and display…
sad to see them go

18 Leave a comment on verse 18 0 how dull would it be
without sides like Panama
and Tunisia?

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Notes

A strange day and end to a round…but hey England are through.
And it’s been a long time since we’ve been able to say that.

Source: http://footballpoets.org/poems/3-one-nils-haiku-wc-day-15/