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Another Football Sunday

For sixteen Sundays during the autumn season, 
millions are glued to the TV for a reason.
Football must be a way of life, it seems.
Sitting in their living rooms, they are cheering for their teams.
Why sit in the stands where you have to warmly dress?
You spend lots of money, and freeze your butt off in the process.
During those cold days, there is no need to roam.
We can see the game in the comfort of our home.
Get out the pretzels, potato chips, soda, and beer.
Invite all the friends and neighbors.  We will have a party here.
The offense is out to score points in an attack.
The defense is trying to bury the quarterback.
Each team spends sixty minutes, or four quarters on the field.
Until it’s over, we don’t know the outcome it will yield.
Whether they win or lose, it does not matter anyway.
It is time to have some fun on another game day.

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  1. Date: 12/29/2012 7:29:00 AM
    Absolutely love this! I'm a diehard Skins fan and this is exactly how I feel :)

  1. Date: 2/11/2011 6:56:00 PM
    I like this, well rhymed and true it doesn't really matter who wins or loses because I really don't like football all that much and I had fun that day. Also if your in the stands you miss all the funny Thanks for all your comments I really appreciate it :)Virginia

  1. Date: 2/6/2011 7:18:00 PM
    a great write about super sunday,,always someone wins and someone loses,,of course that is the way of all competitions,,though we all have fun with whatever,,the game or the commercials,,and yes the original football was made of pigskin bladder,,but todays football is a rubber bladder covered in cowhide,,Thank you for reading and commenting upon my words,,,Blessings..Cecil

  1. Date: 2/6/2011 5:20:00 PM
    sounds like a great time, Robert. I missed the whole thing today!

  1. Date: 2/6/2011 1:04:00 PM
    Oh yes my couch is all warmed up ... Great football write Robert

  1. Date: 2/6/2011 9:58:00 AM
    You're certainly right about how much more comfortable it is to watch football on TV. It's balmy here in FL, but I've seen quite a few games played in the snow this year. The 60 minutes of play time go by too fast for me. If this is for the Super Bowl contest, wishing you success, Robert! Love, Carolyn