Waterlogged Pitch

1 Leave a comment on verse 1 0 All week leading up to it
the only thing on our minds
the anticipation, the hype
the clash of the titans.
Sunday league’s
greatest bout.

2 Leave a comment on verse 2 0 Woke up this morning
feeling how I feel on
finals days
nervous but ready
confident but sick as a dog.

3 Leave a comment on verse 3 0 All the buildup
and the morale boosting
came to anticlimax
called off, I learn
from our skipper’s despondent text,
waterlogged pitch apparently

4 Leave a comment on verse 4 0 And now a latter date
a meeting postponed
fate put on hold
and I must try
some other time
to recreate the pre-match
adrenaline rush
to put myself in the zone
and be a presence
within the six yard battlefield.



Sunday League version of Arsenal v Chelsea just been called off 2 hours before kick-off. Gutted – I was really up for it. ūüôĀ

Source: http://footballpoets.org/poems/waterlogged-pitch-2/