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Wed, 15 Apr 2009
Seligor's Castle wishes to pay tribute to the 96 and Liverpool FC
Dedicated to the Liverpudlians
by A. Bromilow, a broken-hearted Evertonian
Scousers were looking forward to the semi-final game,
At Hillsborough and Villa, it should have been the
We weren't aware and we hadn't heard a thing -
Didn't know the horrors a day like that could bring.
At four forty-five, as we left the ground
There was no jubilation, hardly a sound.
We left for home, not a word was said,
As over the radio it was "eighty-four dead."
I shook my head, and froze in pure disbelief
My fellow Evertonians all shared in the grief.
We feel for each person, family or friend -
How I wish all their suffering torment could end.
All the broken hearts and shattered lives
That this terrible day has brought,
You'll never walk alone, my friends.
You'll always have our support.
The bell tolled all afternoon we did not send to
ask for whom.
It told of flowers heaped in a goalmouth,
red and blue scarves heaped together at an
it told of eyes like TV screens haunted by
last night's images
tears dried by the April wind.
As the flags at half-mast stirred overhead
the deep bell
still tolled in our heads long after the light
Adrian Henri, April 1989
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