A sliver of silver

in a late aefterneen licht

comin’ back fae Aberdeen’s bustlin’ Centre:

anythin’ far fae a’richt.

 

Am I a man first,

or am I a Star?

London’s far gone

though it’s nae gaun far…

 

but it’s aye nice to see

the silvery Dee

flaw to a braw evenin’ glaw

roon to the richt

 

wi’ a salver’s flash bricht

 

that’ll aye mak me sorry tae g’wa’.

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