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On hallowed ground

1 Leave a comment on verse 1 0 Faceless workers spill
From the shadow of the mill
On hallowed ground they congregate
For eleven men to consecrate
In the thousands they came
In worship of a game
And to entertain the mass
Of dour working class

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Notes

Spawned from a father’s memories as the old PNE Pavillion stand was torn down last year.

Source: http://footballpoets.org/poems/on-hallowed-ground/