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Name Blame.

1 Leave a comment on verse 1 0 Players are only fed the ball,
Now feed the monkey is taboo.
Alas people go bananas,
They say primates are for the zoo.

2 Leave a comment on verse 2 0 How sad it is throughout the world,
So many kids can starve and die.
When someone’s words are turned around,
People make such a hue and cry.

3 Leave a comment on verse 3 0 They called me a ‘little monkey’,
Though it was only meant in fun.
Then said I looked like a ‘nigger’,
When the rays I had over done.

4 Leave a comment on verse 4 0 It was Europeans only,
When I went to take a shower.
I had only layed upon the deck,
And it was no more than an hour.

5 Leave a comment on verse 5 0 Those words never scarred me for life,
We come from the same lump of clay
Be proud of the hue of your skin,
Turn a cheek, smile and walk away.

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Notes

I agree with Non, why are individual words picked out?

Surely with all the cameras around and the technology to hand, pick out six at a time, ban them for life.

And the obscene chants would soon die down.

jim.

Source: http://footballpoets.org/poems/name-blame/