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Euro 2008 Day Five ii

1 Leave a comment on verse 1 0 Switzerland 1 Turkey 2

2 Leave a comment on verse 2 0 On a night when the gods vented fury on high
The Swiss and the Turks went to war.
Beneath the most glowering and sinister sky
They battled like two years before.

3 Leave a comment on verse 3 0 This time ‘twas the Turks who came home safe and dry
And pulled down the stage trap-door lever.
The Swiss are now gone but does someone know why
They played the match on Lake Geneva?

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Notes

Naturally my team – the Swiss – were the first to be knocked out.

Source: http://footballpoets.org/poems/euro-2008-day-five-ii/