Robert Burns

(1759-1796 / Ayrshire / Scotland)

Saw You My Dear, My Philly - Poem by Robert Burns

O SAW ye my Dear, my Philly?
O saw ye my Dear, my Philly,
She's down i' the grove, she's wi' a new Love,
She winna come hame to her Willy.


What says she my dear, my Philly?
What says she my dear, my Philly?
She lets thee to wit she has thee forgot,
And forever disowns thee, her Willy.


O had I ne'er seen thee, my Philly!
O had I ne'er seen thee, my Philly!
As light as the air, and fause as thou's fair,
Thou's broken the heart o' thy Willy.

Topic(s) of this poem: dear


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  • (10/3/2016 10:38:00 AM)

    Another of his little lost love poems. (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Monday, October 27, 2014



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