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Ferenc Puskas R.I.P.

1 Leave a comment on verse 1 0 How do you write an obituary for somebody you’ve never seen play?
You don’t. You leave it to the experts.
How then should you write a poem?
Start with your heroes. Listen to what they say about their hero.
And then like a true disciple –
Believe …
And respectfully grieve

2 Leave a comment on verse 2 0 For me, it has always been
Edson Arantes do Nascimento
For many others …

3 Leave a comment on verse 3 0 Before Pele – there was Puskas

4 Leave a comment on verse 4 0 Puskas Haiku

5 Leave a comment on verse 5 0 Galloping Major
Inspirational figure …
With his boots on

6 Leave a comment on verse 6 0 Ferenc Puskas, 1927 – 2006

My hat off to Number Ten, who has an even better tribute poem :
Puskas
Which also deals with how to write a poem of respect for a legend before your time

BBC Obituary :
Ferenc Puskas

My haiku above, makes reference to Puskas’ portly figure – even in his footballing prime, he was quite rotund.

Source: http://footballpoets.org/poems/ferenc-puskas-r-i-p/