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Football and History

1 Leave a comment on verse 1 0 When Danilo Kis
who is said to be the last writer of
the former Yugoslavia died on
October 15 in 1989 I didn’t know
anything about him,his work and his life

2 Leave a comment on verse 2 0 I was only football fan who is
going to the coastal city of Split
to watch football at the time the writer
had passed away in Paris

3 Leave a comment on verse 3 0 HAJDUK had very tall and promising forward
BOKSIC
He scored from the jumping header
on October 22 in 1989

4 Leave a comment on verse 4 0 I was just behind the goal

5 Leave a comment on verse 5 0 The years later I learned about Danilo Kis
whose football thoughts were in the shadow of
the history but it is only known that he
commented about the famous Hungarian team
from 1954 and I still remembered my match

6 Leave a comment on verse 6 0 The commemorative plaque of the tree
planted on OCTOBER 22 in 1989
to mark 200 years of French Revolution
in one park in France reminds me straight to
October 22 when I was behind the goal only
to see BOKSIC scoring the goal

7 Leave a comment on verse 7 0 And about Danilo Kis who had passed away on October 15
but who wrote and spoke much about the revolutions

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