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Re: Rabbie Burns

Postby modhor » 25 Feb 2015, 21:50

Hi,

Now living in the heart of Burms country just a few miles from his birthplace, it has to be Tam o shanter, read by candlelight at Samhain,

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Re: Rabbie Burns

Postby Green Raven » 27 Feb 2015, 15:05

I've always been mesmerised by "Twa Dogs"

It's read here (authentically) with the text below:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-aBNKTlBkHM

Nice discourse on it here, with a mention of the traditional poets' battle, the 'flyting':

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cLrQfAdrZRE
“Listen, O little pig! are not the buds of thorns
Very green, the mountain beautiful, and beautiful the earth?”
- Myrddin Wyllt, Hoianau / Greetings (to a Pig)


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