From Nick Green, Cumbria.
Just Dont Say You`re English
Goodbye to my England! - So long my old friend!
Your days are now numbered, being brought to an end.
To be Scottish, Irish or Welsh, that's just fine,
But don't say you're English, that's way out of line.
The French and the Germans may call themselves such,
As may Norwegians, the Swedes and the Dutch;
You can say you are Russian, or maybe a Dane,
But don't say you're English, ever again.
At Broadcasting House that word is taboo,
In Brussels they've scrapped it, in Parliament too,
Even schools are affected; staff do as they're told,
They mustn't teach children about the England of old.
Writers like Shakespeare, Milton and Shaw -
Do the pupils not learn about them anymore?
How about Agincourt, Hastings, Arnhem or Mons
When England lost hosts of her very brave sons?
We are not Europeans, how can we be?
Europe is miles away, over the sea,
We're the English from England, let's all be proud -
Stand up and be counted - shout it out loud!
Let's tell our government - and Brussels too
We're proud of our heritage and the Red White and Blue.
Fly the flag of St. George or the Union Jack,
Let the world know - We want our England back!