Robert Burns Night, January 25

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Robert Burns 25 January 1759 to 21 July 1796

Burns Night is a celebration of the life and poet, Robert Burns, celebrated traditionally on the day that was his birthday.

Further links:
Scotland.org
Visit Scotland
BBC
Robert Burns.org
Britannica
Biography

A Red, Red Rose 
“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 played 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:
O I will love thee still, my dear,
While the sands o’ life shall run.
And fare thee weel, my only luve,
And fare thee weel awhile!
And I will come again, my luve,
Though it were ten thousand mile.”

 

 

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