A Ralph Coates

1 Leave a comment on verse 1 0 ‪the barber says‬
‪”I’ll do what I can”
‪straggling locks‬
‪of thin grey hair‬
‪a Ralph Coates‬



Ralph Coates … when I collected football stickers as a boy … I always seemed to get Ralph Coates, then of Burnley … no one wanted to swap as they too had a surfeit of Ralph Coates .. his comb over…

Source: https://footballpoets.org/poems/a-ralph-coates/