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a meideetaishun upu lairnin d fidl

Author(s): Mark R Smith

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i look at d fidl
hingin yunder
upu d waa,
an i kein
dt dir myoosic
itae im.

bit, whin i lift him doon,
an try t draa hit oot,
hits aakwird -
skrechs n sauchs
skriips
gaudlis cloors across d strings:
aafil.

i cn heer it doe.
heer d wy dt it sood be.
heer dat aiseenis
dt sumeens cn
sit innunder dat
maadinin instrimint wee,
maakin him sing.

i saa my wy
t d eind
u d
tree tyoons
dt im lairnt.

i waak ower
t hing up d fidl
wee aa dat soonds
still laukit insyd
waitin
fur a tym
whin im aibl
t pirswaid
dm oot.

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a meideetaishun upu lairnin d fidl

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Text audience

General public
Informed lay people
Other Self + anyone interested in dialect writing
Audience size 1

Text details

Method of composition Wordprocessed
Year of composition 2004
Word count 109

Text type

Poem/song/ballad

Author

Author details

Author id 868
Forenames Mark
Initials R
Surname Smith
Gender Male
Decade of birth 1970
Educational attainment University
Age left school 16
Place of birth Lerwick
Region of birth Shetland
Birthplace CSD dialect area Sh
Country of birth Scotland
Place of residence Glasgow
Region of residence Glasgow
Residence CSD dialect area Gsw
Country of residence Scotland
Father's region of birth Shetland
Father's birthplace CSD dialect area Sh
Father's country of birth Scotland
Mother's region of birth Shetland
Mother's birthplace CSD dialect area Sh
Mother's country of birth Scotland

Languages

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English Yes Yes Yes Yes

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