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Poem by Francis Ledwidge


The Call to Ireland


We have fought so much for the nation
In the tents we helped to divide;
Shall the cause of our common fathers
On our earthstones lie denied?
For the price of a field we have wrangled
While the weather rusted the plow,
' twas yours and 'twas mine and 'tis ours yet
And it's time to be fencing it now. 



Francis Ledwidge

Poem Theme: Ireland

Francis Ledwidge's other poems:
  1. At Currabwee
  2. Old Clo
  3. Spring and Autumn
  4. Thoughts at the Trysting Stile
  5. To a Sparrow


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