Said the Spaewife

Published on Friday, 01 March 2013 18:18
Written by Maggi Kaye
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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. ©