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Nae Mair
In myndin o Neil R MacCallum
Makkar, Nationalist an Fier
15 Mey 1954 – 9 November 2002

Read by Peter D Wright

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Nae mair wull A get yir caurrie-haundit
skrievins i the post ;

Nae mair wull ye gie yir carefu, mizzured
answer oan the phone ;

Nae mair wull we tryst at Alexander’s Bleck Stane
fir ti mynd o Scotland’s ‘Gowden Age’;

Nae mair wull we tryst fir ti stravaig, blether
an hae a braw ploy thegither ;

Nae mair, fir nou ye hae jynt the hale clamjamfrie
o MacCallums wha hae gaen afore;

Bit nou, whan A raise a gless ilka Hogmanay
ti ‘Absent Friens’ - ye wull be thare

fir ye war the stern’s licht.

by Peter D Wright
21 November 2002

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