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Poem by Robert Burns


The Bonnie Wee Thing


BONNIE wee thing, cannie wee thing,
  Lovely wee thing, wert thou mine,
I wad wear thee in my bosom,
  Lest my jewel it should tine.

Wishfully I look and languish
  In that bonnie face o thine;
And my heart it stounds wi anguish,
  Lest my wee thing be na mine.

Wit, and grace, and love, and beauty,
  In as constellation shine;
To adore thee is my duty,
  Goddess o this soul o mine!



Robert Burns


Robert Burns's other poems:
  1. Stanzas on the Same Occasion
  2. The Cardin Ot
  3. Epistle to John Lapraix, An Old Scottish Bard
  4. Young Highland Rover
  5. O, Wat Ye Whas In Yon Town?


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