Inside the Mind of Davy D
Where Words and Worlds Collide in Poetry
November 21, 2016
Aaron Krause, Childhood, Finger, Football, Football Shirt, Goalkeeper, Goalpost, Line, November Notes, Pick, Poetry, Recreational, Senryu, Soccer
Written for November Notes hosted by Rosema at A Reading Writer and Sarah at Heartstring Eulogies.
Day 21 Music Prompt: Recreational by Aaron Krause.
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Thank you Sarah. Have a good week 🙂
You too! 😊
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Good work again, Davy. If you miss the last pick then you might be left outside (Rather than ‘outside left’ – Although such a position doesn’t exist these days I suppose. Showing my age!).
Ha-ha, that brings back some memories Roland. And them leather footballs, when they were wet. It was like heading concrete.
That’s why I assiduously avoided heading the ball. Especially I saw some nasty cuts from the laces which were usually exposed.
Roland, It was a case of if you saw the lace coming towards you then duck. Fortunately they had been phased out before I started playing at school.
Thank you Kavita 🙂
Welcome Davy 🙂
Wow! Crossing fingers and toes. A good one 🙂
Thank you NJ. I am glad you enjoyed it 🙂
can be interpreted literally and figuratively, right? 😀 nice one, Davy!
Thank you Rosema. Yes this poem can be construed in a number of ways. It is mainly a reflection of a childhood memory. Thanks for taking time out to read and comment 🙂
that is nice to know. hey. it is always my pleasure. 😀
Well done 🙂
Thank you Delyn 🙂
Most welcome 🙂
Love that. I remember picking teams at primary school, although having an Oldham Athletic football top seemed to be important than skill or fitness!
Cheers Martin, being a Carlisle United fan I can relate to your thoughts. I was thinking of the scene in Kes when I wrote this one. That section with Brian Glover in his Man Untd top and the football game is a classic.
That scene is classic and pretty much true to life. That’s if my experiences of running the first year boys football team at a Lincoln comprehensive are anything to go by!
Me too and it’s scarred me for life lol.
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