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New Formations

1 Leave a comment on verse 1 0 The following were born in Norfolk on a summers day in 2006 –

2 Leave a comment on verse 2 0 a ‘Bog Standard’ 4-4-2 : a football poem of three lines:
four syllables, four syllables, two syllables

3 Leave a comment on verse 3 0 example:

4 Leave a comment on verse 4 0 Yellow and green
ribbons adorn
the Cup

5 Leave a comment on verse 5 0 an ‘Aside’ 5-5-5-5-5: a football poem consisting of five lines, each of five syllables

6 Leave a comment on verse 6 0 example:

7 Leave a comment on verse 7 0 The floodlights have failed
You’re playing at home
Strikers unlikely
To give you a goal
A shot in the dark

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Notes

As i enjoy haiku, I decided to come up with my own form of football poetry. Some may say I have too much time on my hands, some may say Norfolk and Good (careful!). Give it a go!

Source: http://footballpoets.org/poems/new-formations/