Vijay Sai

Bronze Star - 2,897 Points (30 12 1975 / Trichy, South India)

Football Fever - Poem by Vijay Sai

Football fever
Gripping all over
Fierce battles
Fittingly fought
Triumphant team
Winning accolades
Late night parties
Crowded countrymen
Celebrations galore
Shining south africa
Dazzling lighting
Quizzing questions
Is it day in night!
I turnaround
Weeping west africa
Crying countrymen
Impoverished infants
Hunger stricken
Poverty at peak
Food ball fever
Gripping all over
Quizzing questions
Is it night in day!


Comments about Football Fever by Vijay Sai

  • Brian Jani (6/16/2014 4:51:00 PM)


    Well penned poem vijay (Report) Reply

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  • Susan Lacovara (9/15/2013 9:27:00 AM)


    Very telling poem about the struggles of Africans, that the whole world needs know. Your writing is beautifully strewn with imagery laced in with a simplicity that Turkey tells the story you are conveying. I enjoyed your work. PEACE. (Report) Reply

  • (12/19/2012 9:14:00 AM)


    It is punctuated by the truth, Bravo honorable poet (Report) Reply

  • So Close (11/11/2012 10:20:00 PM)


    good work...the subject something different and also lovable too....keep it up: -) (Report) Reply

  • (7/21/2010 3:27:00 PM)


    An interesting subject and a nice flow all through the poem! Good write! (Report) Reply

  • (7/16/2010 12:38:00 PM)


    Great..I also love the literary work...It gives a feel that football is a way of life, yet you have hungry infants and the likes amidst the excitement how can you piece it! ! ! ! Goes perfect with is it 'day in the night' or is it 'night in the day'... (Report) Reply

  • (7/14/2010 11:24:00 AM)


    I adore this poem. The irony of it was fantastic! Great Job (Report) Reply

  • (7/13/2010 9:53:00 AM)


    this poem truly deserves a noble price huh.this is for africa as a whole. u re a champion and ambassador of africa huh.kudos and pls more of this.am proud of u (Report) Reply

  • (7/12/2010 3:20:00 PM)


    Good work but poverty is not synonymous with West Africa.It is like the air we breathe.It is everywhere.However, football is a major palliative to the pains of poverty in this part of the world.Interestingly, it has wiped away poverty from many families whose children play
    professional football all over the world.It is indeed ' food ball. '
    (Report) Reply

  • (7/7/2010 2:08:00 PM)


    I really like this poem, it tells the truth of what is going on in South Africa at the moment! (Report) Reply

    (10/25/2018 11:04:00 AM)

    aint that the truth

  • Anita Khelawan (7/6/2010 11:06:00 PM)


    i like the way in which this poem is written.......excitement is most present in the poem.....'Food ball fever' just loved that part (Report) Reply

  • Gita Ashok (7/5/2010 10:52:00 PM)


    You have handled the paradox so well. The most impressive lines are:
    'Is it day in night! '
    and finaly,
    'Is it night in day! '
    Great literary work!
    (Report) Reply

  • (7/4/2010 3:49:00 PM)


    Not only in SA, money is being wasted in our India as well...See IPL...millions and billions of bidding for players who r not worth...This is sad the money is being underutilized around the Globe...Beautiful Poem...Thought Provoking! ! (Report) Reply

  • Rajaram Ramachandran (7/4/2010 2:14:00 AM)


    In the name of football game in South Africa money is being spent in millions of dollars, which can as well be diverted to bring up the suffering poor people in that country is well explained in this poem. (Report) Reply

  • Cassandra Hooper (7/3/2010 11:29:00 PM)


    I like how this poem really makes you think about it (Report) Reply

  • (7/3/2010 3:33:00 PM)


    A great comparative poem of 'South Africa celebrating' in contrast to 'Weeping west Africa' with its social annd economical woes. Like your title using the word 'Fever' it addresses both issue. this is a 10+++ (Report) Reply

  • (7/3/2010 3:03:00 PM)


    its shortened like notes and yet says everything, its amazing! (Report) Reply

  • (7/1/2010 5:38:00 AM)


    Love this one. Love the play on words and the juxtoposition of images. (Report) Reply

  • (6/30/2010 12:06:00 PM)


    a great sense to say football fever coz really it's a fever and beautiful fever leads to all the expressions u noticed.
    tnx
    and have u ever feel this fever?
    (Report) Reply

  • Pranab K Chakraborty (6/30/2010 7:02:00 AM)


    Food ball fever

    Really ridiculous our afluent entertainment. Dark a bit below the light. Food ball fever brings night in the day while Honolulu to Michigan we are flying the winning foams of joy and Jesus. Master mind can craft such beauty with aesthetically marked an piece of art.
    Yes, not loud like slogans, but it has penetrated the heart of a reader. Well done poet. Keep your conscious high to touch the humanity with such the bold expression. Thank you much.

    Regards,
    10++
    pranab
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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, June 30, 2010



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