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The Fields of Athenry – A Rant

1 Leave a comment on verse 1 0 Oh Lord, I hate the Fields of Athenry,
Low-lying though the pastures there might be.
I care not where those little free birds fly –
The whole thing’s an anathema to me.

2 Leave a comment on verse 2 0 The tune is just as dreary as the words,
It drones along so flaccid and forlorn.
Why would the lads be arsed with little birds?
Who gives a damn about Trevellyan’s corn?

3 Leave a comment on verse 3 0 It doesn’t really set your spirits soaring,
It doesn’t have the power to inspire.
The fields, as well as low, are pretty boring.
Please someone, set those blasted fields on fire.

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Notes

Irelands Unofficial Football Anthem

Source: http://footballpoets.org/poems/the-fields-of-athenry-a-rant/