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To Score or Not To Score, in a Little Hamlet.

1 Leave a comment on verse 1 0 To score or not to score-what is the intention:
Whether it’s nobler striking from the centre
Excessive shots and drives,
Or to volley against a wall of defenders,
And by beating them, scoring.
To aim, to strike and by that strike to say we won
And end the heartache of a thousand fans
Waiting for success, a fine end to all their wishes.
To cheer, to sing,
To sing, to live the dream.
It’s been four hundred years since Shakespeare died,
And his words still cast a spell,
They entertain, they twist and turn,
Just as football does as well.

2 Leave a comment on verse 2 0 Ianthe Exall April 2016

Apologies to Shakespeare, this was inspired by him and the celebration of 400 years of his death. ‘Hamlet” is one of my favourites.

Source: http://footballpoets.org/poems/to-score-or-not-to-score-in-a-little-hamlet/