Public Enemy!

1 Leave a comment on verse 1 0 Game starter
Whistle blower
Card show-er
Score counter

2 Leave a comment on verse 2 0 Loud shouter
Penalty giver
Decision maker
Grief giver

3 Leave a comment on verse 3 0 Free-kick awarder
Offside teller
Time watcher
Player pointer

4 Leave a comment on verse 4 0 Fast runner
No hoper
Zebra wearer
Teller off-er!

5 Leave a comment on verse 5 0 Public Enemy!



This poem is a kenning written at the Portsmouth City Museum at a boys literacy event for Year 8 lads, in conjunction with the Portsmouth Education Business Partnership. Staff from the Pompey Study Centre encouraged the lads to kick footballs at a goal full of words that were hanging from the crossbar. Once each lad had a word, they were put into 3 groups to focus on creating a kenning, incorporating thier words, about either a referee, a goalkeeper (David James) or a striker (Peter Crouch). Each group presented their kenning for the others to guess the subject.

Source: https://footballpoets.org/poems/public-enemy/