In response to recent articles and the latest thread, we received this anonymous contribution. Thought you might like it!
Come with me. I’ll show you Newry
Not the usual ‘sound and fury’
Daring Wolfhound is my name
Informing people is my game.
I’ve scaled the
Gave the Barcroft boy a rest.
That’s no Abbot’s House you’ve got!
Fiddlesticks and Tommyrot!
Believe me now, for I know best
Better than ‘most all the rest
I’ve called by Newry many days
I know your customs, learned your ways
I’m the man who read the stones
Sent off that old pile of bones
Bagnalstown you soon will be
Just leave all of that to me!
I’d like to take you to the fair ..
Show you castles in the air ..
An emperor of fine-wove clothes ..
Public men .. all friends … no foes!
A flagship enterprise or two ..
Matter of fact, you’ve got a few ..
A Basin now with wrecked cars, crammed
Two shopping malls, huge traffic jams ..
A city centre, dead at night
As you’ll be too, if you venture out !
Advance factories – now all Discount Stores
‘Training Here!’ … but training for ….?
We nailed the lie of Holy Men :
Rebels all … both now and then !
Put your faith in
(Oops! Another factory that’s … err … gone!)