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The Old Football Ground (haiku)

1 Leave a comment on verse 1 0 Grown men stand weeping
as the Bulldozers move in
the end of an era.

2 Leave a comment on verse 2 0 The old football ground
stood over a century
replaced by houses.

3 Leave a comment on verse 3 0 Flats and a Car Park
where once football was played out
now cover the pitch.

4 Leave a comment on verse 4 0 I can hear the crowds
look up and see the Floodlights
memories remain.

5 Leave a comment on verse 5 0 Our old football ground
gone but never forgotten
R.I.P. dear friend.

Editor Note:

according to most
the plural of haiku is…
haiku!

Kevin: I recently went back to where our old ground Highfield Road once stood.
It’s now a large housing complex full of houses and flats.
Even though we moved to the Ricoh several years ago, I could still see in my mind our beloved old ground.
A lot of Cov fans wished we never left Highfield Road,but nothing lasts forever or stays the same,you sometimes have to move on. But no matter how many houses they build on our old places they can never take our memories away !

Source: http://footballpoets.org/poems/the-old-football-ground-haiku/