341679  Poems Read Home Login

 Poems for Lovers and Sinners


 Cry not for me you men of mortal mantle
For there is no man here among you that...
Could have brought this gathering now
As it stands alone in the darkness together
I only take this judgement for myself
So you must, if the need be take it as it is
To summon courage and take task and trial
Here and now in the bitterness and cold
Of the moors and heathers of the clans
It is now you must show courage and strength
For tomorrow there is a score to settle in blood
Many of you will lie down and die on this land
Of our forefathers many a river will run with blood
But remember it’s for honour and pride we fight
This turf we stand upon is ours and will stay ours
As long as we shall fight with shield and sword
Take heed and listen to your hearts not your fears
For it is your hearts that will do battle in the morn
Cry out loud as we fight the red coats of George’s men
Tarry not but drive them back across our boarders
Back into their England to their English ways, and
Let us Islanders do as we have always done and
Live a bonny life even though it is a hard and canny one.
Tomorrow we fight at Culloden let this place is, lest
It be the last place you ever see on this earth
Tomorrow at dawn we fight for Scotland and the Prince
Put everything you have within your soul in that sword
And fight as if you are fighting to be your own king...

©2000 - 2022, Individual Authors of the Poetry. All rights reserved by authors.

Visit My Home Page | Start Your Own Poetry Site | PoetryPoem
[ Control Panel ]  [ Today's Poetry - ALL Poets ]   [ Search ]

injoyslife Poetry by injoyslife - Feedback and critique requested.  
monique Message from Monique - Free videos for your poetry. Check them out Go to Poetry Poem youtube channel and get the embed  
dreamweaver POETRY BY KRIS ~ DREAMWEAVER - ~WELCOME TO DREAMLAND~ Read my Poems to Know me. I am in my poems.  
poet5170 Poetry by Elsie - *WELCOME TO MY WORLD* ~ Read my poems full of fact, fiction and fantasy.  
malibupoetess Life Lines by Malibu Poetess - Straight forward prose and poetry on life, love, joy and disillusionment.  
norrie5 Message in poetry - personalised poetry, red heartshaped bottle extra special gift for a loved one  
waterdragon Our Next Poet Laureate! YAYA! - Remarkable contemporary poetry by award-winning author of Out of Cullen Street (A House of Madness)  

smallsteps     atheana      dreamweaver      niynadesangre      ladydp2000  View All Poets
Newest Item: Dave Bís Jacket
Itís a facet of forces culture Not just a well founded rumour That a mateís ... More
Added: 2023-06-08  My Poetry List  PoetryPoem.com      Get a Free Site       Blogs     Stories     Premium Sites