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Oh Bartender
Author: Francis Duggan

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That's soldier's face I readily can recall
The one in picture frame on bar room wall
He died in Ireland many miles away
A victim of the bombs of I.R.A.

I feel shame at what my Countrymen have done
By such foul act no cause is ever won
The right to life is only man's to give
And Luis Mountbatten you had a right to live.

And Luis Mountbatten keeps staring down at me
His very face bring back sad memory
My fellow Countrymen bring on me shame
The callous things they do in Ireland's name.

A victim of the bombs of I.R.A.
No one deserve to die in such a way
Oh Bartender please pull another beer
I am the only Irish person here.

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Meridian (64.12.116.201) -- Saturday, August 11 2007, 04:11 pm

Francis

Another impressive poem. Sad story about what happened to Luis but a great write!
 
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