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Football Our Obsession

1 Leave a comment on verse 1 0 it comes from where no man can say
yet while you live it will not stray
but haunt your being night and day
football our obsession

2 Leave a comment on verse 2 0 in any land at any time
in sand or stadium divine
its magnet force will not decline
football our obsession

3 Leave a comment on verse 3 0 success to failure isolation?
boredom anger sheer frustration?
prayers for guidance inspiration?
football our obsession

4 Leave a comment on verse 4 0 for in each childhood dream we had
the meaningless to downright sad
however senseless strange or mad
football our obsession

5 Leave a comment on verse 5 0 in cast off fears of not belonging
lured by crowds all heaving thronging
years of waiting bathed in longing
football our obsession

6 Leave a comment on verse 6 0 freed of every forced restriction
loyalty beyond addiction
on our tombstones one inscription
football our obsession

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Source: http://footballpoets.org/poems/football-our-obsession/