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No Time Now For Tears

1 Leave a comment on verse 1 0 no time now for tears
we went further than we hoped
so much to applaud

2 Leave a comment on verse 2 0 from euphoria
to the first cold light of day
let us not be sad

3 Leave a comment on verse 3 0 time to stand up proud
chances come and chances go
we will learn and grow

4 Leave a comment on verse 4 0 margins are so fine
in control then all at sea
but how close we came

5 Leave a comment on verse 5 0 well done to the fans
sacrificing everything
just to make it there

6 Leave a comment on verse 6 0 whatever you say
England filled a Summer month
with such hope and joy

7 Leave a comment on verse 7 0 tumble dried and out
but with so much faith restored
thank you for it all

8 Leave a comment on verse 8 0 what a ride it’s been
you made football come alive
you brought passion home

9 Leave a comment on verse 9 0 in the end we know
we exceeded wildest dreams
we can build from this

10 Leave a comment on verse 10 0 one image remains
England clapping all their fans
singing back to them

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Notes

Croatia 2-1 England.
Semi-Final .World Cup. Moscow. Russia 2018

Source: http://footballpoets.org/poems/no-time-now-for-tears-haiku/