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Robinho Burns

1 Leave a comment on verse 1 0 From a fellow immortal, a fella fella O!
From a poet of words to foot ba’ foot ba’ O!
From a fellow people’s bard to the people’s game.

2 Leave a comment on verse 2 0 From a fellow immortal, a fella fella O!
To the best laid schemes o’ mortal men
he says cheeri –cheeri O!

3 Leave a comment on verse 3 0 From a fellow immortal, a fella fella O!
The secret if indeed it is, is balance
and a straight Scots pine.

4 Leave a comment on verse 4 0 From a fellow immortal, a fella fella O!
Earthly only as a game rooted in soil, rooted O;
on cinders or sand Robinho –inho O!

5 Leave a comment on verse 5 0 From a fellow immortal, a fella fella O!
Mauchline to Madrid to Manchester
Brazilian Burns Robinho –inho O!

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Notes

Written for the 250th anniversary of the ‘Bard’.


Editor’s note:
good to hear from you mate .. stay in touch .All the best – Crispin

Strange times at Eastlands indeed.

Source: http://footballpoets.org/poems/robinho-burns/