Auld Margaret
Date 1953
Track ID 10734
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Track Information

Original Track ID

SA1953.203.A1

Original Tape ID

SA1953.203

Summary

Auld Margaret starts work at dawn. The heifers are thriving, and the cockerel knows her step and greets her with a crow. She's old and failing now, her hair and eyes faded, but she has a beautiful serenity that the poet desires for himself at his end.

Item Notes

Own composition.

Recording Location

County - Peeblesshire

Parish - Broughton, Glenholm and Kilbucho

Village - Broughton

Language

Scots

Genre

Verse

Collection

SoSS