Field of Play

Beaten by a blister

But not down in defeat

Emma’s education

Is coming on quite neat

 

Fairy tale of New York

Fairly put to rest

Now the work of every day

Now the daily test

 

Learn and keep on learning

Set backs set you up

What we learn about ourselves

Is worth the FA Cup

 

There is winning and there’s losing

There is taking to the field

There is the attitude you play with

Play and never yield

 

Sport a metaphor for life

Take the field and play

Be gracious win or losing

It’s grace that wins the day

 

Brian Fahy

20 January 2022

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