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The Death of Betsy Gray

Oh, Erin mourns a daughter Who was tragically cut away A Scot of Ulster who for Ireland Was killed one fateful day …

The Curse of a Bride Jilted

In Scottish fashion to be wed Hugh Mc Kee to the Tavern did go And all were assembled there Bar the bride …

To Eat Without Saying Grace

“Gosh, could a cautios Covenantor Wait for the Grace? – “To The Potatoe” by James Orr If such a man took his …

His Ain Native Toun

Commentary on David Harbisons poem “Ma Ain Native Toun” Aye, in your time you seen it Disappear, bit by bit by bit …

We Are No Weavers Who Write Today

We are no weavers who write today Yet still we write in their way And similar is the things we say In …

The Weaver Poet of the Loom

Ah, says he, to work I aught By loom to sit and weave some cloth And any poetic ideas passing he sought …

To March They Had No Need

Not all Protestants have a need for Orangism, though there is a face that is not as bigoted as what is presented …

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