Treasure Island

Mark Heathcote

(22/03/66 / Manchester)

The pipes of Christmas past


The thistle-down rises
On the north winds blast
Old Scotland calls the pipes
The pipes of Christmas past

Snow on the snow fleeced-land
Where the grouse run rich
With the golden-hare
Beyond the fox's caverns lair

Beyond the Mull of Kintyre
Beyond the Irish sea
The pagan wood and the pagan tree
Is the heart world of Christianity?

Submitted: Sunday, November 25, 2012

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