James Flowers

Army-Navy Game


On the second Saturday

Of every December, since 1890

 

In Philadelphia,

At Lincoln Financial Field

 

A sea of Cadets

An ocean of Midshipmen

 

Two academies meet

To play a game

 

It is a game of pride

And tradition

 

Cadets chant “Hoorah”

While fans fill the stadium

 

Midshipmen sing

The C130

 

Midshipmen don’t like Cadets

Cadets don’t like Midshipmen

 

They shoot each other

Dirty looks

 

Every Midshipmen

 

It’s a battle

On and off the field

 

Helmet against helmet

Body against body

 

But at the end of the day

They are future soldiers


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