The Fair Maid's House, North Port, Perth.
|Cradle Sang (1941)||Craigie Knowes (1932)|
|Patriotism (1942)||Ae Simmer's Day (1932)|
|The Quiet (1942)||The Buckie Braes (1942)|
|The Visitation (1942)||Ballad (1943)|
|The Kirk-Yaird (1942)||The Dark Thocht (1943)|
|The Stany Face (1942)||The Prodigy (1941)|
|The Auld Brig (1941)||The Auld Man (1942)|
|Nae Day Sae Dark (1941)||Backlands (1941)|
|John Knox (1942)||Thrang and Thrivin (1942)|
|Yon Toun (1942)||Hal o' the Wynd (1942)|
|Autobiography (1937)||Aince Upon a Day (1933)|
|The River (1942)||The Waterfall (1930)|
|To My Sycamore (1935)||Epitaph for a Dead Self (1938)|
|The Tryst (1932)||The Auld House (1938)|
|O luely, luely cam she in
And luely she lay doun:
I kent her be her caller lips
And her breists sae sma' and roun'.
|A' thru the nicht we spak nae word
Nor sinder'd bane frae bane:
A' thru the nicht I heard her hert
Gang soundin' wi' my ain.
|It was about the waukrife hour|
Whan cocks begin to craw:
That she smool'd saftly thru the mirk
Afore the day wud daw.
|Sae luely, luely cam she in
Sae luely was she gaen:
And wi' her a' my simmer days
Like they had never been.
|Audio kindly supplied by Katie Targett-Adams and David Campbell|
|luely - softly;||kent - knew;||caller - fresh;||breists - breasts;||sinder'd - parted;|
|bane - bone;||gang - go;||waukrife - wakeful;||smool'd - slipped away;||mirk - dark;|
|afore - before;||wud - would;||daw - dawn;||gaen - gone;||simmer - summer.|
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