Beach Footy

 

 

He scoops the Sherrin off the sand

and spins away from me,

then kicks a monstrous torp into

the Arafura Sea.

 

 

 

Strange Game in a Strange Land.

 

 

This poem also appears in Strange Game in a Strange Land, a collection of short, playful poems about Australian Rules Football, which you can purchase HERE.

 

 

 

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About Damian Balassone

Damian Balassone is a delusional Collingwood supporter who writes poetry and fiction. He is the author of 'Strange Game in a Strange Land'.

Comments

  1. Kevin Densley says

    Nice one, DB!

    Ah, the quatrain is a fine thing sometimes! The “Arafura sea” line brings home the bacon.

  2. DBalassone says

    Thanks Kevin. Nothing like having a kick on the sand.

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