Contains some scenes of a sexual nature

They took me to the Haly Band

They took me to the haly band, For playing bye my wife, Sir; And lang and sair they lectur'd me, For hadin' sic a life, Sir. I answer'd in na mony words, "What deel needs a' this clatter; "As lang as she cou'd keep the grip "I aye was mowing at her".


Alex Norton

About this work

This is a poem by Robert Burns. It is read here by Alex Norton.

Themes for this poem

marriage humour seduction

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