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On Matters of Life and Death and the Euros

1 Leave a comment on verse 1 0 Who says
…………………………….. we can’t have a party
………………………………tuck into the strawberries
………………………………crack open the Pimm’s

2 Leave a comment on verse 2 2 during
the football
………………………………it’s wrong
………………………………and so unfair
………………………………him missing Wimbledon
………………………………and almost every match

3 Leave a comment on verse 3 0 got to work
you know……………. cleaning touch-points at Job Centre Plus

4 Leave a comment on verse 4 0 either that
or………………………….helping his mates change the wheels on their cars,
……………………………..he’s such an outgoing chap, so confident

5 Leave a comment on verse 5 0 hope …………………… he hasn’t caught the virus

6 Leave a comment on verse 6 0 to check……………….he’s taken a test

7 Leave a comment on verse 7 0 the result …………….negative, he says

8 Leave a comment on verse 8 0 it’s not that …………I don’t believe him

9 Leave a comment on verse 9 0 important ……………as it is

10 Leave a comment on verse 10 0 it’s just…………………..he’s kept things from me before

11 Leave a comment on verse 11 0 ………………………………..he plays

12 Leave a comment on verse 12 0 a game …………………..with me
…………………………………he tells me
…………………………………………..here, top up your glass,
……………………………………………………..have a strawberry

like it
doesn’t matter ………………………… cough, cough…

13 Leave a comment on verse 13 0 Sure…
……………………………..he’s late tonight, but hey
……………………………..just look at those crowds, just listen,
…………………………….. they say England’s winning

14 Leave a comment on verse 14 2 ……………………………. and football’s coming home,
……………………………..yes, football’s coming home
……………………………..even if he isn’t.

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Notes

Not written from personal experience thank goodness. Sorry about the distracting dots, ideally they wouldn’t be there, but couldn’t seem to indent any other way.

Source: http://footballpoets.org/poems/on-matters-of-life-and-death-and-the-euros/