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Boots

1 Leave a comment on verse 1 0 I miss those boots, once black; shiny; proud.

2 Leave a comment on verse 2 0 lying cornered, must covered, dust coloured.

3 Leave a comment on verse 3 0 Blind, laceless eyes, laze back at me,

4 Leave a comment on verse 4 0 hobbled and humbled through neglected years.

5 Leave a comment on verse 5 0 Girls gyrating ,blood rushing,

6 Leave a comment on verse 6 0 crowds roaring, cars lusting,

7 Leave a comment on verse 7 0 cups winning, lungs bursting,

8 Leave a comment on verse 8 0 lungs lungs bursting.

9 Leave a comment on verse 9 0 Here lie those boots, once shiny and proud,

10 Leave a comment on verse 10 0 now cowed deathly still,

11 Leave a comment on verse 11 0 gold embossed “Best,” defiantly stares,

12 Leave a comment on verse 12 0 deformed, corrupted , dirt caked memories stirred.

13 Leave a comment on verse 13 0 wheeling, dealing, transferring, whoring,

14 Leave a comment on verse 14 0 snorting, licking, sucking, coming,

15 Leave a comment on verse 15 0 exploding , bone crushing .

16 Leave a comment on verse 16 0 I miss those boots. The tea tray shakes

17 Leave a comment on verse 17 0 the small boy cries , the fan turns away,

18 Leave a comment on verse 18 0 the agent denies, the girls hide their eyes

19 Leave a comment on verse 19 0 the television blackens , the terraces fall.

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Source: https://footballpoets.org/poems/boots/