Brothers in arms in a backyard game
Against the neighbours to win is the aim
The rules are laid down we know the score
Hit the fence to score a four
Over the fence on the full brings the shout
Go and get it six and out
A game played out day after day
On quarter acre blocks the stage for today
Neighbours together friendships earned
Skills of the game crafted and learned
A game of the past it seems to be
Swallowed up by today’s society
© 2016, Craig Lincoln. All rights reserved.
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