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Wick Gala - A Poem by Isabel Salmon

13th October 2011

Wick Gala Isabel (mckay) Salmon.

Div ye ae Week o' long ago
Or no 'at long id seems
When ae Gala id took pleyce in style
Doon on ae bleaching green

Ae processiom aye geed through ae toon
And up Kinnairdie Gran'
We thocht id wiss ae finest sicht
Ere seen in all ae lan'

Wey had all ae herrin' lassies oot,
An' ae owld box kert besides,
Boot ae "Dennis"wis ae best o' a'
She truly wis oor pride.

Weel now ids all much grander,
And we are very proud,
To see tradition carried on
For posterity to guide.

 

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