Poetry Explorer- Classic Contemporary Poetry, THE BONNIE BROUKIT BAIRN, by CHRISTOPHER MURRAY GRIEVE

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THE BONNIE BROUKIT BAIRN, by             Poet's Biography
First Line: Mars is braw in crammasy
Last Line: The haill clanjamfrie!
Alternate Author Name(s): Macdiarmid, Hugh
Variant Title(s): For Peggy

MARS is braw in crammasy,
Venus in a green silk goun,
The auld mune shak's her gowden feathers,
Their starry talk's a wheen o' blethers,
Nane for thee a thochtie sparin',
Earth, thou bonnie broukit bairn!
-- But greet, an' in your tears ye'll droun
The haill clanjamfrie!

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