Said the Spaewife

Said the Spaewife

Said the auld Spaewife to me
“Never be humble!
Lads’ll tak’ the rough o’ your tongue
An’ never grumble;

“But the thing nae man can bide
An he be human
Is that mim-moothed snivellin’ fule
A fushionless woman.”

D.M.P. ©