Sir Tom Finney

1 Leave a comment on verse 1 0 The sleeping giant
That roared your legend again and again
With passion and muscle and faith
Opened the arms of a town
Built from the invincible bastion
Of victory
To robe all in the lilywhite
The original dream of heroes
Did not splinter
Nor separate
The Christ rode home on a donkey
You took the bus…


taken from “Beautiful Game” (c) Parry Maguire (2004)

Source: http://footballpoets.org/poems/sir-tom-finney/