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An Ode not about anodes

1 Leave a comment on verse 1 0 the game
subsumed
every emotion

2 Leave a comment on verse 2 0 the poem didn’t

3 Leave a comment on verse 3 0 the match
brought out the best (and worst)
in all of us

4 Leave a comment on verse 4 0 the poem didn’t

5 Leave a comment on verse 5 0 the players
covered
every blade of grass

6 Leave a comment on verse 6 0 the poem didn’t

7 Leave a comment on verse 7 0 the media
raved
at the fayre

8 Leave a comment on verse 8 0 the poem didn’t (though it was complimentary)

9 Leave a comment on verse 9 0 the critics
bayed
for more of the same

10 Leave a comment on verse 10 0 the poem didn’t

11 Leave a comment on verse 11 0 the winning team
peaked
with the trophy

12 Leave a comment on verse 12 0 the poem didn’t

13 Leave a comment on verse 13 0 for it couldn’t
but just like the heroes that it lauded
it tried it’s very best

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Notes

kicked off after reading Robert Lane’s great contribution :
“A poem not about poetry”

Source: https://footballpoets.org/poems/an-ode-not-about-anodes/