Damp Squid* (haiku)

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like fireworks, sparkle, ooh – aah –
in darkness again



The youngster gets his big chance, scores five goals iin seven and then fizzles out like a damp SQUIB.

* a favourite malapropism: I’ve noticed more than one radio commentator/ summariser using it. How a small hissing firework and a ten-armed marine creature can be confused is beyond me.

(but then, I’ve never met an angry squid)

Source: http://footballpoets.org/poems/damp-squid-haiku/