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A Long Walk With My Family

1 Leave a comment on verse 1 0 It’s a long walk with my family

2 Leave a comment on verse 2 0 Our comrades and our friends

3 Leave a comment on verse 3 0 But we take each step happily

4 Leave a comment on verse 4 0 To our seat beside The Thames

5 Leave a comment on verse 5 0 We can’t be glory seekers

6 Leave a comment on verse 6 0 Like Chelsea or United

7 Leave a comment on verse 7 0 So we lose, we shrug it off

8 Leave a comment on verse 8 0 The day for us not blighted

9 Leave a comment on verse 9 0 Yes some of us are dead

10 Leave a comment on verse 10 0 And some of us are living

11 Leave a comment on verse 11 0 But we just can’t seem to stay away

12 Leave a comment on verse 12 0 So all must be forgiving

13 Leave a comment on verse 13 0 If you called me glory seeker

14 Leave a comment on verse 14 0 I really wouldn’t mind it

15 Leave a comment on verse 15 0 For though my team will seek it

16 Leave a comment on verse 16 0 They never seem to find it

17 Leave a comment on verse 17 0 We have our highs we have our lows

18 Leave a comment on verse 18 0 More one than the other

19 Leave a comment on verse 19 0 But if you are a Fulham fan

20 Leave a comment on verse 20 0 I’m happy you’re my brother

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Notes

My family are mostly Fulham supporters, going back as far as my grandfather, who was probably born in the 1880’s. I saw my first game with my father in 1958, and continue the tradition by being a season ticket holder with my 12-y-o son.

Source: https://footballpoets.org/poems/a-long-walk-with-my-family/