Colin Ian Jeffery

(20th May 1942 / Caterham)

ENGLAND, MY BELOVED ENGLAND


England, my beloved England
Emerald Isle of heart and joy
Home of scholars and dreamers
Men and women with purpose
Standing fast against oppression.

Children from an empire
That once the sun never set upon
All colours, creeds, religions
Mingling to forge the Nation's heart
England, my beloved England.

Submitted: Saturday, August 09, 2014

Topic(s): England


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  • Paul Dunn (8/10/2014 12:10:00 PM)

    Very enjoyable poem pulling together the past and the present, looking forward with hope for a united future (Report) Reply

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