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Glen Muick in Winter

Author(s): Sheena Blackhall

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The skies drift doon, a dreepin blur
That maks o Ben an brae a shroud
As if grown weary o the lan
The mountain coories i' the cloud

An naething steers, within this warld
O stormy lift, an troubled tarn
Bit drooned reflection o the hills
As lang as time - as bricht as starn.

In ilkie crag's a favoured face
In ilkie burn's a frien
An aa the days we've bin apairt,
Are as they'd niver been.

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Glen Muick in Winter

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Text audience

General public
Audience size 100+

Text details

Method of composition Handwritten
Word count 81

Text medium

Book

Text publication details

Published
Publisher GKB Books
Publication year 2000
Place of publication Aberdeen
ISBN/ISSN 0952655446

Text type

Poem/song/ballad

Author

Author details

Author id 112
Forenames Sheena
Surname Blackhall
Gender Female
Decade of birth 1940
Educational attainment University
Age left school 16
Upbringing/religious beliefs Brought up Protestant, now Buddhist
Occupation Writer and supply teacher
Place of birth Aberdeen
Region of birth Aberdeen
Birthplace CSD dialect area Abd
Country of birth Scotland
Place of residence Aberdeen
Region of residence Aberdeen
Residence CSD dialect area Abd
Country of residence Scotland
Father's occupation Manager of Deeside Omnibus Service
Father's place of birth Aboyne
Father's region of birth Aberdeen
Father's birthplace CSD dialect area Abd
Father's country of birth Scotland
Mother's occupation Private Secretary
Mother's place of birth Aberdeen
Mother's region of birth Aberdeen
Mother's birthplace CSD dialect area Abd
Mother's country of birth Scotland

Languages

Language Speak Read Write Understand Circumstances
English Yes Yes Yes Yes
Gaelic; Scottish Gaelic Yes Yes Yes Yes Elementary. Gaelic choir. Poetry.
Scots Yes Yes Yes Yes

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