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First Win Of The Year

1 Leave a comment on verse 1 0 The relief and the euphoria
Came like a payslip at the end of January
Long lean weeks of ekeing it out
Subsided in a fountain of golden shirts
Hugging and spinning like giant sunflowers
Hardship and suffering wiped away
By a velveted winning goal
The beer frothed and foamed over
The glass was overflowing
Crowd bubbling, going home with three points

2 Leave a comment on verse 2 0 But the debts and deficits
Previously amassed
Are not wiped out by one pay-off
The short shelf-life of cash
Although there was an abundance of cheers
It hasn’t affected the table

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Notes

The reality of Monday morning is we’re still not far off the bottom but on Saturday we at least had an aerial view of the ground for a few minutes. Hurrah! We’ve scored! We’ve won!

Source: http://footballpoets.org/poems/first-win-of-the-year/