Hillsborough remembrance and related information

Postby mottman » Thu Oct 23, 2003 11:55 pm

I just wanted to share with fellow Reds Daniel McDonagh's moving tribute to the loved ones lost in the tragedy that is Hillsborough. The poem is taken from "YNWA-Tribute To Hillsborough" (sharon marshall & daniel mcdonagh) we hope and pray that as many people as possible support our joint project as ALL the money raised from sales of the book will be donated to the HJC, and equally as important we hope that the book raises the awareness of the HJC vital campaign work for JUSTICE. Walk on....


Tears of angels fell on Liverpool's streets
Waves of the Mersey woke from their sleep
The Liver Birds heads hung in grief
Hillborough's terracing became a thief

Nothing can soothe a mother's broken heart
As her tears have stained a Liverpool scarf
The Kop stood in a cold quiet silence
As 96 souls never got the chance to say goodbye

The Leppings Lane End was the killing fields of football
As the Liverpool fans had travelled for a FA Cup semi-final
Blind with ignorance was the Sheffield police force
As they crushed the fans into what was like a garden fence

Through the eyes of this Celtic supporter
I was one of football's mourners
The passion had gone from the beautiful game
When wreathes of sadness bore Liverpool's name

Bill Shankly, one of Liverpool's greats
Waited for the 96 souls at heaven's gates
As they watch the likes of Owen & Heskey
Restore the pride and glory back to the Mersey

The seas of injustice will rise in time
As Liverpool will always remember April 15th 1989
The eternal candle will burn for those who were lost
And will burn even brighter when Justice is served.

(14th Anniversary of the Hillsborough Disaster
April 15th 1989-2003)
© Daniel McDonagh Sept 17th 2003
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Postby big al » Fri Oct 24, 2003 10:50 am

Thanks mottman.
"Football Is the greatest democracy of all, That's providing your not Italian and pay the referee" Big al 2006
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