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Our England

1 Leave a comment on verse 1 0 Our England

2 Leave a comment on verse 2 0 The proud flag of St George is lethargically lowered,
With it, the shattered hopes of a nation crumble.
England will not go to the ball.

3 Leave a comment on verse 3 0 The Kaiser wears a wide smile; Blatter breathes his sigh of relief,
And a crestfallen Platini can muster a wry grin.
England did fail.

4 Leave a comment on verse 4 0 Alas sorry England the pain is without end,
Four more long years before we dare to dream again.
Don’t despair, for in England we trust.

5 Leave a comment on verse 5 0 Honourable Englishmen a new season beckons,
And therein lies our opportunity to bury the hurt.
Love your club; idolise your team.

6 Leave a comment on verse 6 0 Rejoice and witness once more,
The terrific technical ability of our overseas stars.
Harness the talent; England can learn?

7 Leave a comment on verse 7 0 We live in hope. We still believe,
We will dare to dream again.
We are England…

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Notes

…written on the back of Englands heavy defeat to Germany at the FIFA 2010 World Cup.

Source: http://footballpoets.org/poems/our-england/