On Times Austere

Friday 6th January, 2012

Should e’er ye fa’ on harder times,
   Should e’er your purse be empty,
Be thankit for your kith and kin
   And health; ye’ve still got plenty.

O Maisters! Wha bleat rhetoric
   While Bankers bleed the nation—
Take heed: there’s nane forbye the De’il
   Can buy his ain salvation.


Written for ‘Windows on Burns Night’, Jan 2012.
Engraved at The Globe Inn, Dumfries, Nov 2012.

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