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Hamish Scott

I the leibrarie I Whan yung at streek o day A ran an ainlie een wis windaes saw; nou auld an tae the leibrarie the hail toun sees me traivel slaw But in the leibrarie A fin thare’s nane tae … Continue reading

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Hamish Scott: Two poems

Edinburghs I Ma Edinburgh’s mines an mines alane, five hunner thoosan ither haes thair ain, for ilka bodie biggs thairsel thair toun, thair circumstance the stuff, thair sel the foun Edinburghs II Thare’s sum in Edinburrie steys, sum Athens o … Continue reading

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Hamish Scott – Four short poems

A deid-bell caas The graffsum lown the quatit waes The mirkie licht the murnin claes The dowie smirr the tears that faas Sum ither warld a deid-bell caas The dowie days Aa thing is lanesum, droukit, cauld, aa thing is … Continue reading

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Hamish Scott

Buchenwalds At Buchenwald, the Nazi camp, whan cam the en o Warld Weir Twa, the gairds Almane turnt Rooshian an thaim wis captive chynged an aa Whare fowk haed dree’d thair wrangus guilt, an Almane sodgers thoosans kilt, thare five … Continue reading

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Hamish Scott

Flour Tho kirk bell shapit an shuik bi wund, the blawort flour i seilence jowes: tae God’s observance fails tae caa ocht floral congregations The ten commandiments neglecks, the seiven sacraments forby, taks tent nae sermons, niver prays, nor offers … Continue reading

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Hamish Scott

I am Deid I Yer kist is wuid Yer graff is yird Yer heidstane is stane   I am deid   I am the wuid I am the yird I am the stane   I am deid II I am … Continue reading

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Hamish Scott

Birthin Roums   On the replenishin o the ryal birthin roum at Edinburgh Castle Thir days haes seen replenisht new the birthin roum in whilk wis born a prence tae be a keing o Scots an tae his kinrik solemn … Continue reading

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