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Brazil & Mexico Through haiku -WC Day 18

1 Leave a comment on verse 1 0 Brazil 2-0 Mexico

2 Leave a comment on verse 2 0 like some yellow tide
strolling to that samba beat
will this be their time?

3 Leave a comment on verse 3 0 always second best
Mexico do eve’rything
ev’rything but score

4 Leave a comment on verse 4 0 Neymar rolls and cries
but relentless as a train
Willian the key

5 Leave a comment on verse 5 0 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

6 Leave a comment on verse 6 0 Belgium 3-2 Japan

7 Leave a comment on verse 7 0 battling on supreme
Samurai lay down their swords
to that late late strike

8 Leave a comment on verse 8 0 from a tricky start
brave Japan dictate in vain
falling at the last

9 Leave a comment on verse 9 0 heads held high they leave
memories of might have beens
and clean stadiums*

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Notes

* Such respect again for Japanese fans. Even in defeat, there with their bags collecting litter and cleaning up before they leave the stadium.

Source: http://footballpoets.org/poems/brazil-mexico-through-haiku-wc-day-18/