Tom Todd reads a poem of his own composition
Date 29 March 1982
Track ID 55907
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Track Information

Original Track ID

SA1982.71

Original Tape ID

SA1982.071

Summary

Tom Todd ['Kilbucho'] reads a poem of his own composition, describing the life of a tramp. The tramp has pleasant times as well as troubled ones, and things are never too bad. The attitude of men towards him is tempered by the recollection that they knew his mother well.

Item Notes

4 verses rhyming abab. Some of the a rhymes are near-rhymes only.

Language

Scots

Genre

Verse

Collection

SoSS