R.I.P. Rev. I.P.

Ian Paisley, the Reverend
with a voice so loud
booming over land and cloud,
now you’ve left for good
for your beliefs you stood
after a lifetime it seems
you were already old when I was in my teens

never quite understood, how
a cloth-man could stand the politics
and the MP’s systematic dirty tricks,
I guess it was your stubbornness
that stopped you from ever saying “yes”
that for decades kept your throat so tender
after endless roars of “no surrender, no surrender!”


About Colin Galbraith

Thriller author, music fan, St Mirren fan, fluff chucker, rabbit tamer, outstanding fake faller. Loves cannoli.
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