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longing for september

football season's over,
the fans are feelin' down;
nothing but vacant memories,
no more football to be found!

whether it's college or the pros,
no more gatherings in the den;
the offseason's torturous,
i'll miss my beer-bellied friends!

no more mondays on the sofa,
after a stressful day at the job;
the "hooplah" tragically ceases,
while our hearts painfully throb!

so long to all the bowl games,
weekends are such a bore;
take us home to september,
where football lives once more!

Copyright © Milton Toran

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  1. Date: 2/7/2010 2:38:00 PM
    I agree! Wish the Vikings had gotten to the Super Bowl. I enjoyed your poem. Nice use of rhyme. Keep up the good writing. Karen

  1. Date: 2/1/2010 10:56:00 AM
    Milton, you're poems are awesome. I find myself remembering them while at work and other times too. You're good. Always a pleasure to read your stuff. David

  1. Date: 1/30/2010 11:24:00 AM
    very nicely done nostalgia, Milton. I enjoyed your rhymes and lines much. Thanks-Robert

  1. Date: 1/24/2010 9:21:00 AM
    lol. Great poem about an awesome sport. Rhyme and meter are excellent!

  1. Date: 1/24/2010 6:12:00 AM
    Great Rhythm and Rhyme in this write. Keep the creative pen flowing. Sara