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Poem by Robert Burns


Had I A Cave


HAD I a cave on some wild distant shore,
Where the winds howl to the waves dashing roar;
  There would I weep my woes,
  There seek my lost repose,
  Till grief my eyes should close,
    Neer to wake more.

Falsest of womankind, canst thou declare
All thy fond plighted vows-fleeting as air?
  To thy new lover hie,
  Laugh oer thy perjury,
  Then in thy bosom try
    What peace is there!



Robert Burns


Robert Burns's other poems:
  1. The Cairds Second Song
  2. The Sailors Song
  3. Had I The Wyte
  4. The Rantin Dog the Daddie Ot
  5. The Toast


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