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World Cup Haikus: Broken Curses

 

Broken Curses

 

Match Day 19

 

What England is this? Jamie Vardy sprinting around in extra time, poppin’ his bubble gum? Confidence.

 

 

 

 

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World Cup Haikus: Bits and Pieces

 

Bits and Pieces

 

Match Day 18

I’ve been watching this World Cup in chunks. It’s been a mix of late lunch break treadmill jogs, hijacking my brother in-law’s DVR and refreshing ESPN on my phone until the data plan exploded.

I long for summer days, free from responsibility where my mornings and late afternoons were planned around watching matches live.

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World Cup Haikus: The Sky Blue Machine

 

The Sky Blue Machine

 

Match Day 16

Óscar Tabárez, chess master.