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At the dinner table
Dougal could nae get his breath,
He gargled and he gurgled
And almost choked to death,
The moral of the story
Should be a Golden Rule,
Don’t say “Hamilton Academicals”
When your mouth is full.
I wrote this poem when Secretary and Poet Laureate of the (unofficial) West Australian Branch of the Raith Rovers Appreciation Society. There is something inspirational about lower league Scottish football.
Llew Beaton. Cairns, Qld. Australia.