Posted by: scrabblequeen | May 5, 2010

Rabbie Burns and Roses


*
*

A Red, Red Rose
by Robert Burns

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.

The roses in my garden are enjoying spring and I’m enjoying them. In the backyard I’ve got bushes full of light pink, dark pink, pink ‘n cream, and pure white roses. Some are very fragrant in addtion to being lovely to look at.
*
*

*
*
Oh, and that Rabbie Burns connection? I just finished reading a nice cosy mystery called If Books Could Kill, which was set in Edinburgh and had a Burns connection.
*
*

*
*

Advertisements

Responses

  1. Your roses are beautiful. I’ll have to look up that book. …

  2. I need more roses. That’s my conclusion after this post. (Love Burns too.)

  3. They’re so pretty. Our one rose bush is just starting to bud.

  4. such bliss, I wish I had roses!

  5. I love Roses! Thanks for sharing.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Categories

%d bloggers like this: