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At The Emirate

Excited voices like smoke choke the nest-like stardom As waves of hands in unison swim med through the summer sky Blue and Red flags stood opposite with hostile winks Forever green was the Emirate ready to swallow all assaults Songs of still-born victory banged the doors of ears The Whistle wailed with a sharp cut on the buzzing sky The clatter of boots began in apocalyptic fashion Didie Drogba,the nemesis of arsenal's sensational soccer romance Struck his wand-a good symptom of Jericho’s collapse But formidable was the wall with brick of nice goal keeping As jeers from the Blue fans pinch the left ventricle of Red's hearts Alex Song made lane through the barricaded defense And Czech was left to embrace the Einstein's bomb "Goal...." roared from all flanks For seconds, sweet celebration held eyes hostage And half time whistled to give breath to fainting souls Second half breathed with characters of champions posing on both sides Rushes for goal proved by littered off side caught Excitement mingled suspense as pressure kicked in perfect perfection Time diminished as imbalance score line enforce strikers and defenders to battle Fabregas dribbled, thanks to gift of God Theo Walcott raced and struck in Achilles style Another “goal” flamed ecstasy in the heart of winning fans Two zero up gunners as blues rattle humiliation Fabregas wrapped it three and the battle loosed taste Red rumble in joy though it's not a victory until ninety minutes Ivanovic pulled one back though no celebration dared to follow As Arsenal fans rot in magical delight Final whistle wounded through the enchanted sky By: Joseph Osita For Debbie’s Play ball contest

Copyright © | Year Posted 2011

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Date: 8/4/2011 12:44:00 PM
Joseph, a worthy presentation...great to see your poem in the top ten list, Congratulations on your worthy presentation. Agape, Moses
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Date: 8/3/2011 11:45:00 AM
joseph, this is swell....CHEERS to you for the great win..:) huggs!
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Date: 8/3/2011 8:02:00 AM
Congratulations on your placement in Debbie's "Play Ball" contest Joseph. Love,Carol
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Date: 8/2/2011 11:09:00 PM
Congratulations on your exciting poem and win. Love, Joyce
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Date: 8/2/2011 10:12:00 PM
Congrats Joseph on a stupendous win in Play Ball with this dynamo poetry luv..super one...
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Date: 7/26/2011 9:22:00 PM
Lovely take on the theme with a uniqe angle, Joseph
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Date: 7/26/2011 3:04:00 PM
what a rousing game, joseph.. i feel like cheering!.. well-done stuff with winning wishes..:) huggs, nette
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Date: 7/26/2011 1:30:00 PM
Hope you are having a wonderful week Joseph. I have enjoyed reading your wonderful poetry today. Love, Carol
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Date: 7/26/2011 11:48:00 AM
nice poem have the word but should try to economize you word-use
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