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Sunday 30th July 2017, KO 18:00 BST.
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Luthien Tinuviel
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Poem

9 years ago

I hope this is ok to do, if it's not, my apologies.

I posted this on TR a while back; it's an adaptation of another poem that I have re-written to suit the Babes. It's not great, but I wanted to share it again, my own little personal tribute to those lost heroes.

Farewell sweet turf and northern sky,
Forever blest, since here did lie,
And here with lissom limbs did run,
Beneath the Mancunian sun:
Sir Matt's great Busby Babes,
Who for United, their lives gave.
Though all to ruin fell that team,
And hurled backwards was the dream,
Unmade into the great abyss,
Yet were its making good for this -
Byrne and Taylor and Big Dunc E -
That the Busby Babes, for a time, should be.


The legend they forged,
In their short time together,
Will live on in our hearts,
Always and forever.


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[center]Tinúviel was dancing there
To music of a pipe unseen
And light of stars was in her hair
And in her raiment glimmering...
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abidan
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Re: Poem

9 years ago

you are selling yourself short Luthien. It's lovely.

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Lawman
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Re: Poem

9 years ago

That's wonderful

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babysenorita
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Re: Poem

9 years ago

Leanne, that is very sweet...You have done a great job (Y)

TomClare

Re: Poem

9 years ago

Beautiful - well done.

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t.d.
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Re: Poem

9 years ago

Lovely Leanne
Break up the Union.

“Physics is to maths what sex is to masturbation.”
― Richard P. Feynman.

x(t) = Asin(ωt + φ)

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liz jomaa
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Re: Poem

9 years ago

terrific leanne...i remember that from tr and its just as wonderful the second time around.
beautiful job :)

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anci
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Re: Poem

9 years ago

simply beautiful, leanne (Y)

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Philip
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Re: Poem

9 years ago

I agree beautiful leanne :)

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MobileNanny
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Re: Poem

9 years ago

I agree with the others Leanne, simply beautiful.
1966 was a great year for English football. Eric was born!

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Re: Poem

9 years ago

OMG I'm filling up already.. I will be a blubbing wreck on the 6th

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RedAngel
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Re: Poem

9 years ago

That's really beautiful Leanne, what a lovely tribute! ;)

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