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It started off quite an incongruous day,
When April was tiring and turning to May.
The nondescript sky was a nondescript grey,
Though black clouds loomed large in the distance.
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I first saw the news when I went on the ‘Net.
It gave me a jolt I will never forget.
My forehead broke out in small beads of cold sweat,
To which I could mount no resistance.
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I had to sit down for my legs went all weak,
I opened my mouth but I scarcely could speak.
All that came out was a minuscule squeak,
As I read and re-read the strange story.
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The story concerned a once-proud Shelbourne fan,
Whose love for the Reds was no flash in the pan.
A frequently loud and quite vocal young man,
Which deepened this puzzling mystery.
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For seemingly now, as this strange story goes,
[I still have great trouble believing the prose]
He’d switched his allegiance from Shelbourne to Bohs,
An action unheard of in history.
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Now I’ve heard some incredible things in my life,
Like the man who professed that he still loved his wife,
Or the couple who go off and follow East Fife,
Or the animals sailing with Noah.
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But never in all of my most wildest dreams
Have I heard of a man who transferred football teams.
The country’s in desperate chassis, it seems,
Thank God we can’t sink any lower!