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12th Man Salute

12th Man Salute

Not much could be finer
than beating 49ers.
San Francisco you came
to do battle, but got rattled,
got paddled in Seattle.

Now the 12th Man will do a little
braggin', send you home with
your tail a waggin', your chin
a saggin' and your feet a draggin'.

Go, go, go back to San Francisco.
Heal your scars in those little trolley
cars that'll never reach Mars.
Meanwhile Seattle Seahawks
are reaching for the stars.

– Gerald A. McBreen, Pacific poet laureate

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