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Each Side of The Street

1 Leave a comment on verse 1 0 in every other garden
a burnt out car or two
old refrigerators
pushchairs and bike wheels

2 Leave a comment on verse 2 0 that some
of these houses
are still homes
is hard to take in

3 Leave a comment on verse 3 0 mums call out to children
playing soccer with an old tin-can

4 Leave a comment on verse 4 0 my grandfather lived
on a council estate like this
flowers on the front
carrots and onions
round the back

5 Leave a comment on verse 5 0 late afternoon
a line of old cherry trees
each side of the street

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Source: http://footballpoets.org/poems/each-side-of-the-street/