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 repost reminder to celebrate freedom from the undemocratic fatally flawd EU on Jan 1 2021 

NOT ONE BUT FOUR Who are the British, do they exist, these nationals of her Britannic majesty so often shortened to ‘ Brit’. Eighty years, and more I’ ve walked this shore but ‘Brit’ I see not, here, where I, sit. A kingdom united, yes that rings a bell, but, am I a ‘Brit’; No, No, do let me tell of Four Kingdoms, as one, England Scotland, Ireland and Wales. This quartet, the crux of my tale. Many things each maybe, ..but never a ‘Brit’. We are Scot, Irish, Welsh or do you see ? Each nation, unique and distinct, language reinforces my point, as in English, not British, this poem I ink Copyright © Brian Strand | Year Posted 2012

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Date: 12/31/2020 9:54:00 AM
Enjoyed reading your work. According to Ancestry.Com, I am English, Welch, Irish, Swedish, Finnish and Russian. I must be a dukes mixture. Thanks for the honor of placing in your contest. Sara..I hope you can try some of that peach pie.
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Date: 12/31/2020 10:31:00 AM
Yes Sara,inteeting exploring the past(Idid two chapbooks thereon going back maternally to circa1500+ 1640 paternally)Stay creative in 2021