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The Troubles since 1969

Fixed Bayonets Against Our Own

Needless to say I think the Irish army should have gone across the border in 1969, and was angered at Keelin Shanleys …

When The Bullets They Were Flying

When the bullets they were flying When the hunger strikers were dying Every one of them were trying To break down the …

On Sighting Sandy Row

Visiting Belfast back in 2008 we took a wrong turn, and drove by this mural by accident. While explaining the conflict to …

The Flag

Poem written when two girls from up Ulster way came to my flat and saw a tricolour in dislay in the corner. …

Innocence Died a Thousandth Death

She was the first of the age of innocence, The hundredth overall, Daily her father grieving Came to talk to her on …

Elle Enleve Son Masque

Elle enleve le masque qu’elle montre au monde Derriere lequel elle cache ses soucis Elle craint les juges regards Et tous ses …

Let Us Remember This November

This day we all remember As we are asked to and yet It seems our own who faught for their own land …

To March They Had No Need

Not all Protestants have a need for Orangism, though there is a face that is not as bigoted as what is presented …

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