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It’s Snow Joke, England

1 Leave a comment on verse 1 0 The white carpet laid like inertia
A scene of still surrender
We watched in wonder to see it fall:
The reputation of our national team
The red cross of England requiring first aid

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Notes

Please could the BBC stop wasting our licence money on televising England friendlies. Tradition and hope make me switch on, but by half-time, I’m too weakened by apathy to switch off again. Save me from myself, it was horrible.

Source: http://footballpoets.org/poems/its-snow-joke-england/