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30 years earlier

1 Leave a comment on verse 1 0 On April 24 2015 is 30 years earlier
of one football match I attended

2 Leave a comment on verse 2 0 30 years of this planet passed

3 Leave a comment on verse 3 0 From the first lesson at the school
that day I was only thinking of the match

4 Leave a comment on verse 4 0 Once I returned from the school
the cars passing by my home
with the flags and SIRENS
sparked more and more impatience

5 Leave a comment on verse 5 0 30 YEARS ago,
1985-2015
the testimony of the game is still
alive and clear:

6 Leave a comment on verse 6 0 EARLY goal and big Blue and White
FLAGS and fans’ sirens,
The yellow smoke from the fireworks

7 Leave a comment on verse 7 0 The April evening, Big expectation,
And the same evening
becoming one of the longest

8 Leave a comment on verse 8 0 The crowd is coming back
from the match as if from the
funeral of the biggest Statesman

9 Leave a comment on verse 9 0 The bad result and promising
start were big sad dissapointment

10 Leave a comment on verse 10 0 From the early morning of April 24
30 years ago to the longest evening
I was thinking non-stop about the match

30 years passed from the April of 1985 when I attended the Uefa Cup semi final,the second leg of Zeljeznicar Sarajevo v Videoton (Hungary)

Source: http://footballpoets.org/poems/30-years-earlier/