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Eternal Red Card

You had one glaring chance But only to take an early shower When you became the pitch rascal And sent off for a poor tackle Your opponent went down hard It wasn't a deliberate challenge You were down and dejected In despair, shocked and ejected You didn't play to the rules You grazed a player in the box Who faked and dived at a crucial moment Making you run to head-butt an opponent You’d to feel the rough edges of things This habit has gone on far too long Never abided by life's game of chance A victim of life circumstance I saw your coach by the touchline Cheering and clapping for you Praying like He always did You weren't really a dirty kid He always gave you another chance Yet you didn't play to His rules So when you arrived at heaven's yard You were shown the Eternal Red Card

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Date: 5/3/2020 8:42:00 AM
Oh my, not the outcome I expected. Fortunately his destination was a good one. Lucifer didn’t add him to “One Hell of a Team” I hear they play dirty down there and it’s uncomfortably hot.
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