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#1 GBPhanatic

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Posted 25 January 2012 - 04:55 PM

Ode to Clarinda and Sylvander Och, his een cest upon 'er fair! What pang in his cheb 'at questions dare That fair thes moment he did nae exist Fur whit hed gie fur a body sweit kiss! Och, she feels his gaze an' knowing The warmth ay it runs ever flowing That shivers tremblin' within 'er knows She hopes 'er coopon an' een dont shaw! But alas sweit loove nae meant tae be Too staurn crossed bodies blin' tae see Ain fears th' loost ay loves left tae burn Tae sit in their hearts forever tae yearn. HAPPY ROBERT BURNS DAY! Delene

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Posted 29 January 2012 - 01:33 AM

Even at the risk of being chastised for being utterly ignorant :sad: , I've got to ask - where do I find the translation into plain English, please?

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Posted 29 January 2012 - 07:39 PM

Roughly, give or take a word....for the sake of rhyming. Oh, his eyes cast upon her fair! What pang in his breast that questions dare! That fore this moment he did not exist For what hed give for one sweet kiss! Oh, she feels his gaze and knowing The warmth of it runs ever flowing That shivers trembling within her know What she hopes her face and eyes dont show! But alas sweet love not meant to be Too star crossed bodies blind to see One fears the lust of true loves yearning To set in their hearts forever burning. Delene

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Posted 30 January 2012 - 02:48 AM

Thank you so much, Delene. What a beautifully heartfelt poem.Posted Image I am so glad you shared it.

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Posted 06 February 2012 - 10:39 AM

You are so very welcome! Delene

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Posted 06 February 2012 - 10:48 AM

:ty: Delene!

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Gerry reading from "A Night Out with Robert Burns: The Greatest Poems";) (currently only 'used' versions of that UK edition)
That cover/edition is on Amazon for $100! but the current edition available for U.S Amazon shoppers, with a different cover, is $11.70!

Bet that little beauty is in there! :rose:

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Posted 06 February 2012 - 10:54 AM

:ty: Delene!

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Bet that little beauty is in there! :rose:



If only! That's one of mine dedicated to Rabbie and one of his loves! But thanks for the compliment! ;)

Delene

I was looking at those books of poems and I might order that one. I read a little bit of it and it looks like it has some interesting info.

I went in to a little bookstore in Edinburgh Castle when I was there and bought a little book on RB's history laced with many of his poems. It was only a pound ninety nine but it's quite informative! I think my favorite is reading the love letters between Robert and Agnes (Clarinda). Supposedly, they had thing going on but never consummated their affair.

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Posted 26 January 2013 - 03:03 PM

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Posted 26 January 2013 - 04:05 PM

Thanks for reminding us!!!

If I may...please enjoy this rendition of A Red, Red Rose, to celebrate the occasion...




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Someday, Gerry...someday... Posted Image

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Posted 26 January 2013 - 05:47 PM

Umm...at the risk of being tarred and feathered, help a music major out...who's Robert Burns? *ducks and hides*

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Posted 26 January 2013 - 09:22 PM

Umm...at the risk of being tarred and feathered, help a music major out...who's Robert Burns? *ducks and hides*

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George Burns' brother! :bonk:/> :rotflmao:/> :snort:/>

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Posted 27 January 2013 - 12:07 PM

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Posted 27 January 2013 - 12:34 PM


Umm...at the risk of being tarred and feathered, help a music major out...who's Robert Burns? *ducks and hides*

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George Burns' brother! Posted Image/> Posted Image/> Posted Image/>

Delene


HA! Posted Image:silly:src="http://www.gerardbut...ult/silly.jpg">




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