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Football and Heartbreak

1 Leave a comment on verse 1 0 Football teaches us boss lessons about love

2 Leave a comment on verse 2 0 especially the heartbreak

3 Leave a comment on verse 3 0 how emotions rule over flags raised

4 Leave a comment on verse 4 0 and inside the head is screaming “You must’ve seen that!”

5 Leave a comment on verse 5 0 and of course the offside rules never really make much sense

6 Leave a comment on verse 6 0 And we look the other way, or through our fingers

7 Leave a comment on verse 7 0 from behind the relative safety of a sofa

8 Leave a comment on verse 8 0 always thinking that it will get better

9 Leave a comment on verse 9 0 the result will go our way

10 Leave a comment on verse 10 0 because we know what it means to hopelessly hope

11 Leave a comment on verse 11 0 beyond reason and even truth

12 Leave a comment on verse 12 0 each new season starts new boots new shirts new hope

13 Leave a comment on verse 13 0 and off we go again, willingly, with no lessons learned

14 Leave a comment on verse 14 0 but Love, the one the Greeks name Eros,

15 Leave a comment on verse 15 0 he’s red-carded, early bath, transfer listed.

16 Leave a comment on verse 16 0 Game over.

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Source: http://footballpoets.org/poems/football-and-heartbreak/