The Irish Question

What an absurdity!
Attempting
Moral justification
For the existence of
Two Irish State- lets?

An affront to the Irish
For the majority desires unity.
True democracy denied by others
Supporting a status quo.

The latter arising from
Invading foreigners
Giving rise to sectarianism
Culminating in a so-called
'Covenant’ supported by
Anti-democratic forces.

Based upon imperial blue- printing
To use religious differences for the sole
Purpose of opposing the right of a nation
To its own self-determination.
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Liam Ó Comáin

An Irish poet now living in Derry City but originally from Limavady in County Derry in the north of the Island. more…

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