Matthew 12 : 42.

1 Leave a comment on verse 1 0 Rabbie Burns wa’ a Dumfries man,
An’ had he been a foo’ball fan,
Wou’d no’ ha’ writt’n ‘boo’ a timrous moose,
Bein’ a subjec’ o’ th’ Queen o’ th’ Sooth…

2 Leave a comment on verse 2 0 Y’d ha’ seen him on a Saturdee
A’ th’ groon’ t’ watch ’em play,
An’ a’ nicht when he wa’ hame
Wou’d be thinkin’ aboo’ th’ game…

3 Leave a comment on verse 3 0 He’d ha’ a dram an’ ea’ some oats,
Then log on t’ foo’ballpoets,
Wi’ imag’ry an’ words an’ dreams
Exaltin’ his belov’d Queens…

4 Leave a comment on verse 4 0 Religious thro’oo’ his lifespan,
An Elvispresleyterian,
In th’ kirk oor Laureate Poet
From th’ Bible wou’d fondly quote…

5 Leave a comment on verse 5 0 His fav’rit’ line, so I’ve heard,
Y’ dinna ha’ t’ take my word,
Read f’ y’rself, it’s th’ gospel truth,
Matthew 12 : 42, “Th’ Queen o’ th’ Sooth…”

6 Leave a comment on verse 6 0 ‘Tween th’ Guid Book an’ wee Rabbie,
This foo’ball team is no’ t’ shabby,
A club nam’d after royalty,
Wi’ a happy an’ glorious history…


“The Queen of the South will rise at the judgement….”
Matthew Chapter 12 Verse 42.

Source: https://footballpoets.org/poems/matthew-12-42/