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Universal Response

1 Leave a comment on verse 1 0 How come you’re so bad at sums,
And come down sick when test time comes?
Ermm, football.

2 Leave a comment on verse 2 0 Why are your school shoes scuffed and split
And full of mud and grass and grit?
Duh, football.

3 Leave a comment on verse 3 0 Classes end at ten to four,
So why were you not home before?
Umm, football.

4 Leave a comment on verse 4 0 Where were you three hours ago,
When we were looking to go see a show?
Aah, football.

5 Leave a comment on verse 5 0 Why’s our transport system brutal,
Despite the Government’s strong refutal?
Lemme see. Football?

6 Leave a comment on verse 6 0 Why did George invade Iraq
Although the world was on his back?
Simple. Football.

7 Leave a comment on verse 7 0 Why did life begin on earth,
Though other planets have a dearth?
Could it be..? Football?

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Source: http://footballpoets.org/poems/universal-response/