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To Brexit or Not to Brexit

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by Bob Moore One thousand years, it’s almost been since William came to this island green defeated Harold on Hastings Hill to the English it was a bitter pill He was the last the world would see to invade this land successfully and started Britain on its way to being the country it is today His descendants ruled throughout the land the Barons made John sign the Charter Grand and started Britain on a path you’d see where all the people could be free That freedom grew across the years through war, and strife, through joy and tears then politicians had their dreams a Common Market, their future schemes Many countries share their toil to grow the food, and till the soil to work together, as partners should as equals, for the common good But then it started to go wrong it was not equal, and so the strong began to wield the power now unelected bureaucrats to tell us how Our borders now are not our own others decide who calls Britain home those other people make the rules and treat us like an Isle of Fools The French, the Germans , the Spanish too have tried to tell Britain what to do but a Thousand Years we’ve kept them at bay that is , we have, until today From Agincourt, and Flanders Field we’ve paid our dues not ones to yield Trafalgar, Dunkirk, Normandy Our Fathers fought so we’d be free now we may vote it all away and this is our last chance to say to the faceless ones across the sea we are still Britain, we are still free

Copyright © | Year Posted 2016

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Date: 9/9/2016 7:02:00 AM
We felt abandoned when Britain went in. Hope all knots get undone. Regards David in NZ The name of my poem was Future ANZACS
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Date: 8/28/2016 11:09:00 PM
Oh so many to learn from history...if only human could understand equity and fairness is for all...but no! greed is greater to invade the land of others and impose one's will, unfortunately...a very frank writing! :) Sunita
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