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EMILY AND MADELINE’S STORY: “A RED, RED ROSE” Thursday, 11 February 2010

Posted by edincityoflit in Schools blog, Stories.
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Both Emily and Madeline carry the poem “A Red, Red Rose” by Robert Burns.

Emily writes,”Here are the reasons I love this poem:

  • loved it since primary
  • learnt it all the time for robert burns day in primary
  • and i like things about love”

O my Luve’s like a red, red rose,
That’s newly sprung in June:
O my Luve’s like the melodie,
That’s sweetly play’d in tune.

As fair art thou, my bonnie lass,
So deep in luve am I;
And I will luve thee still, my dear,
Till a’ the seas gang dry.

Till a’ the seas gang dry, my dear,
And the rocks melt wi’ the sun;
And I will luve thee still, my dear,
While the sands o’life shall run.

And fare-thee-weel, my only Luve!
And fare-thee-weel, a while!
And I will come again, my Luve,
Tho’ ’twere ten thousand mile!

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