People! Get Ready.

1 Leave a comment on verse 1 0 The national grids on standby
The flags are going up
Everybody’s getting in the groove

2 Leave a comment on verse 2 0 Houses draped in coloured ribbons
Show your fancies for the cup
Excited football fans hum World Cup tunes

3 Leave a comment on verse 3 0 Set up your recorder stock up on your tapes
Work out all your matches to a plan
If we’re struck by lightning and our team win the cup
We’ll be stuck on constant replay till next Jan

4 Leave a comment on verse 4 0 Polish up your t.v screen pay the license fee
Keep that t.v times real close at hand
Get a box of hankies to wipe away the poignant tears
At the moving national anthems from each land

5 Leave a comment on verse 5 0 As the awe inspiring opening ceremony captivates the mind
Your heart is pounding it will not be still
Here’s a feast of football for the connoisseur,
A once four yearly spree, guaranteed to captivate and thrill

6 Leave a comment on verse 6 0 The kids indoors are just in awe of hero’s of all kinds
From every different colour, race or creed
One thing you can be sure of its very nearly time
To witness skills you only ever dreamed you’d see

7 Leave a comment on verse 7 0 Will we be seeing honesty, integrity, sportsmanship, fair play?
Words not often used in our game today
Then we will support those who cross the thin white lines
With open golden hands like Jules Rimet

8 Leave a comment on verse 8 0 Get ready set and under starters orders
For what will be the greatest show on earth
The 2006 World Cup is just around the corner
Treasure every moment for its worth!



The clocks counting down!



Source: http://footballpoets.org/poems/people-get-ready/