Thomas Davis Poem – My Land

Thomas Davis was an Irish Republican of the 19th century. He is widely regarded as the Bard of Republicanism.

My Land

She is a rich and rare land;
Oh! she’s a fresh and fair land;
She is a dear and rare land
This native land of mine.

No men than her’s are braver-
Her women’s hearts ne’er waver;
I’d freely die to save her,
And think my lot divine.

She’s not a dull or cold land;
No! she’s a warm and bold land;
Oh! she’s a true and old land-
This native land of mine.

Could beauty ever guard her,
And virtue still reward her,
No foe would cross her border-
No friend within it pine!

Oh! she’s a fresh and fair land;
Oh! she’s a true and rare land;
Yes! she’s a rare and fair land-
This native land of mine.

– If you care, give it a share –

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s