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Poem by Robert Burns


I Hae a Wife


I HAE a wife o my ain,
  Ill partake wi naebody;
Ill tak cuckold frae nane,
  Ill gie cuckold to naebody.

I hae a penny to spend,
  There-thanks to naebody;
I has naething to lend,
  Ill borrow frae naebody.

I am naebodys lord,
  Ill be slave to naebody;
I hae a guid braid sword,
  Ill tak dunts frae naebody.

Ill be merry and free,
  Ill be sad for naebody;
Naebody cares for me,
  I care for naebody.



Robert Burns


Robert Burns's other poems:
  1. The Sailors Song
  2. Evan Banks
  3. The Rantin Dog the Daddie Ot
  4. Had I The Wyte
  5. The Fete Champetre


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