Orange or green?
We can all wear the red in honour of our glorious dead.
An inglorious atrocity
Acted out in proud Rosalind’s name
Left nothing only shame and bewilderment
The wearing of the poppy red on Remembrance Day.
That inglorious act carried out in 87
It shall live forever in ignominy:,Eleven dead!
Could the murderers not see proud Rosalind dead
Were being honoured there.
Many orange, and green died upon, Flanders field.
This atrocity dishonoured our grandfathers,
Our uncles, fathers,and mothers
Can anyone accept such a heinous phrase
To try and justify the injustice?
Tullyhommond, what would they have said
About the children parading there?
Would they have once again used the phrase
No one shall claim it in Ireland's name,
Be they orange or green.
That any action that terrifies the populace
Is an acceptable act.
Especially one when we honour our young
Lying dead in a foreign field.
What right have these cowardly men to take even one life?
Would that we could sweep all these cowards aside
And proudly wear the poppy red with Carson,and Redmond’s men.
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