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Poem by Robert Burns


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SIMMERS a pleasant time,
  Flowrs of evry colour;
The water rins oer the heugh,
  And I long for my true lover.
    Ay waukin O,
      Waukin still and wearie:
    Sleep I can get nane
      For thinking on my dearie.

When I sleep I dream,
  When I wauk Im eerie;
Sleep I can get nane
  For thinking on my dearie.

Lanely night comes on,
  A the lave are sleeping;
I think on my bonnie lad
  And I bleer my een with greetin.
    Ay waukin O,
      Waukin still and wearie;
    Sleep I can get nane
      For thinking on my dearie.



                      Robert Burns


Robert Burns's other poems:
  1. Mark Yonder Pomp
  2. By Allan Stream
  3. Theres News, Lasses
  4. Scroggam
  5. Theres a Youth in This City


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