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Billy

1 Leave a comment on verse 1 0 Eroding logic
The boots are making me go.
Is this really me?

2 Leave a comment on verse 2 0 Three-striped Sambas
in the glass at Ward’s and White’s:
Gran will buy them.

3 Leave a comment on verse 3 0 Are they really me?
Eroding logic, my boots
are Dead-Shot Keen’s

Bucking the post-war ‘Make do and mend’ stereotype, Billy’s Gran was happy to see him in the latest gear. Alas…

Based on the comic strip ‘Billy’s Boots’ by Fred Baker.

Source: http://footballpoets.org/poems/billy-2/