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Auld Farmer's New-Year-Morning

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A Guide New-year I wish thee, Maggie!
Hae, there's a ripp to thy auld baggie:
Tho' thou's howe-backit now, an' knaggie,
I've seen the day
There could hae gaen like ony staggie,
Out-owre the lay.

Tho' now thou's dowie, stiff an' crazy,
An' thy auld hide as white's a daisie,
I've seen the dappl't, sleek an' glaizie,
A bonie gray:
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Upendra Aida 12 January 2018
A wonderfully created poeem.
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Daniel B.Kelleher 10 January 2018
Unusual but took some thought putting to words
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Michelle Robertson 07 January 2018
You are searching for something in particular but I think the language barrier may be present.
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Sakalabaktula Sairaj 04 January 2018
nice one i read it i too inspired by it i will wirhte like this
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Jerry Wells 02 January 2018
THIS POEM IS NOT TO BE LIKE LIFE SHOULD BE
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Jerry Wells 02 January 2018
THINGS SHOULD HAVE BEEN BETTER FOR THE BOTH OF THEM BUT IT WAS NOT
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Edward Kofi Louis 21 December 2017
He should been tight! ! Thanks for sharing this poem with us.
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Bernard F. Asuncion 21 December 2017
Such a great write by Robert Burns??????
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Deepak Kumar Pattanayak 21 December 2017
How can we forget a farmer who after giving plants and the corn their value do clothe and nourish us with the most unprofitable speculation that he seems to interfere with always...........very outstanding piece......thanks for shaing
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