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Playoffs

1 Leave a comment on verse 1 0 Thirst-quenching, bum-clenching,
nail-biting, wrong-righting,
head-turning, bowel-churning,
ear-popping, heart-stopping,
nerve-jangling, hope-mangling,
fag-smoking, nervous-joking,
beer-swilling, brain-chilling,
bladder-filling, drink-spilling,
whistle-waiting, rival-baiting,
i-dotting, stomach-knotting,
sweat-pumping, heart-thumping,
hard-swearing, hair-tearing,
eye-shielding, ros’ry-wielding,
oath-uttering, prayer-muttering
play-offs.

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Notes

Written for this forthcoming Friday’s second leg programme against Galway. We lost the first leg away 2-0.

Source: http://footballpoets.org/poems/playoffs/