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Hitting thirty

1 Leave a comment on verse 1 0 When the black of my hair turns to grey,

2 Leave a comment on verse 2 0 and they say,

3 Leave a comment on verse 3 0 “you used to play,

4 Leave a comment on verse 4 0 I saw you once

5 Leave a comment on verse 5 0 or was it you?

6 Leave a comment on verse 6 0 didn’t you score against United

7 Leave a comment on verse 7 0 on your debut?

8 Leave a comment on verse 8 0 when they played in blue

9 Leave a comment on verse 9 0 or was it red ?

10 Leave a comment on verse 10 0 are you out of it now?

11 Leave a comment on verse 11 0 that leg looks sore

12 Leave a comment on verse 12 0 how long are

13 Leave a comment on verse 13 0 the crutches

14 Leave a comment on verse 14 0 for? “ he said.

15 Leave a comment on verse 15 0 “Still, you came back once

16 Leave a comment on verse 16 0 you can do it again.

17 Leave a comment on verse 17 0 Can you sign this

18 Leave a comment on verse 18 0 for me dad. Have you got a pen?”

19 Leave a comment on verse 19 0 Mam ,that was

20 Leave a comment on verse 20 0 what’s his name

21 Leave a comment on verse 21 0 he looked older

22 Leave a comment on verse 22 0 than his picture

23 Leave a comment on verse 23 0 He bagged thirty

24 Leave a comment on verse 24 0 in a season

25 Leave a comment on verse 25 0 no reason

26 Leave a comment on verse 26 0 why he can’t

27 Leave a comment on verse 27 0 do it again.

28 Leave a comment on verse 28 0 shame about his knee,

29 Leave a comment on verse 29 0 did you see his hair was pretty grey,

30 Leave a comment on verse 30 0 though If you ask me I reckon,

31 Leave a comment on verse 31 0 he should call it a day.

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Source: https://footballpoets.org/poems/hitting-thirty/