Govind Ramakrishnan

Gold Star - 14,265 Points (3/30/2000 / New York)

The Saint Of Barcelona - Poem by Govind Ramakrishnan

The Vatican
Should fast-track
The canonization
Of Lionel Andrés

The Webster
Should spell
The word wizardry:
M-E-S-S-I

This
Saint of Barcelona
Flaunting
Boots of Lightning
Rules Planet Football

His deftly feet
Defy the physics
Of curvature
And gravity

The Messiah
Has finally arrived
And his name is
Lionel Andrés Messi

© 2016

Topic(s) of this poem: soccer

Form: Prose Poem


Comments about The Saint Of Barcelona by Govind Ramakrishnan

  • (6/18/2017 2:54:00 AM)

    Govind, you captured my attention with the title. You had me in suspense throughout the poem. And then that marvelous surprise ending. Great job! (Report)Reply

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  • Drtony Brahmin (1/11/2016 12:19:00 AM)

    The Messiah
    Has finally arrived
    And his name is
    Lionel Andrés Messi Very interesting desire to cananize. thank you very much dear poet. Tony
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Poem Submitted: Sunday, January 3, 2016



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