Give us back Our Game Haiku

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As the dark night does from day:
Give us back our game.



In support of the campaign – GIVE US BACK OUR GAME – it’s easy to forget that sport is supposed to be about fun; I can’t be bothered to check the etymology of the verb “to sport” but at this rate it’s going to evolve from something like ” having fun through play and a break from customary reality” to “experiencing a paradoxical combination of boredom and anxiety through a weekly 90 minutes of competitive business”.

Source: http://footballpoets.org/poems/give-us-back-our-game-haiku/