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Small Study: The Soccer Skirmish
Virgil

football
 1
 
 
 
 
it glances
 2
off your shoulder,
 3
 
 
smashes
 4
against the field's end.
 5
 
 
 
 
spots of wet grass catch
 6
ride between moments.
 7

27 Jun 08

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Football?  In the US it's a soccer ball.  Futball, you mean, in the original of the word?

I can see this, though, no matter what you call it.  
 — Isabelle5

We call it a soccer ball here in British Columbia too ^_^. I just prefer to call it a football.
 — Virgil

Conveys for me a naw perpective on the beautiful game
 — larrylark

Thanks
 — Virgil

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 — onklcrispy

UVcarotene!
 — Virgil

turnips?
; )
 — fractalcore

break between 6/7 is lovely.

nice poem.
 — varun

awesome poem. totally reminds me of the euro cup finals this year. i love the game and i feel you have done it justice in this poem.
 — bear

thanks!
 — Virgil

Fabulous.  Awesome imagery accomplished with very few words.
 — sybarite

thanks.
 — Virgil

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