The Wren's Nest (Fragment)


The Robin cam to the wren's nest And keekit in and keekit in, O weel's me on your auld pow, Wad ye be in, wad ye be in. Ye'se ne'er get leave to lie without, And I within, and I within, Sae lang's I hae an auld clout To row ye in, to row ye in.

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Elaine C Smith

About this work

This is a song by Robert Burns. It was written in 1795 and is read here by Elaine C Smith.

More about this song

This short fragment was first composed for inclusion in James Johnson's Scots Musical Museum where it was published in 1796.

Pauline Mackay

Themes for this song

nature seduction

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