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Penalty

1 Leave a comment on verse 1 0 POINTS
to the
SPOT
We say,
“‘TIS!”
They say,
“NOT!”
Academic.
A penalty.
given.

2 Leave a comment on verse 2 0 TIED.
Added
TIME.
It’s the
MATCH
for their
CRIME.
Should I
place it
or
should it
be
driven?

3 Leave a comment on verse 3 0 WALKS
to the
BALL.
Waves his
ARMS
to look
TALL.
Tries to
give
me a
mental
undressing.

4 Leave a comment on verse 4 0 MOUTH
like a
CACTUS.
No
PRESSURE;
like
PRACTICE.
Don’t
telegraph.
Just
keep him
guessing.

5 Leave a comment on verse 5 0 CREEPS
off his
LINE,
then the
EDGE
becomes
MINE.
This time
more about
science
than
art.

6 Leave a comment on verse 6 0 JUST
have to
STRIKE IT.
You
DON’T
have to
LIKE IT.
His
feet
are just
too………………f a r………………apart.

7 Leave a comment on verse 7 0 GOAL.

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Source: http://footballpoets.org/poems/penalty-4/