Monday, 11 July 2011

Tale of Two Countries

He shouts the name of Bannockburn
whereas I go on about Flodden

He praises that film about Wallace
(the one which I thought was rotten).

And while I tell tales of King Harold
he drinks for the Bonnie Prince

We were both losers, I assured him –
though he's not so easy to convince

© David Francis Barker

Nearly half of English oppose Scottish independence - poll
David says, 'I try to paint, write poetry, prose, sometimes music - I guess that makes me an artist.'