Hallowe’en

Upon that night, when fairies light,
On Cassilis Downans dance,
Or owre the lays, in splendid blaze,
On sprightly coursers prance;
Or for Colean the rout is ta’en,
Beneath the moon’s pale beams;
There, up the Cove,to stray an’ rove,
Amang the rocks and streams
To sport that night

Robert Burns, 1785.

See here for the full poem: http://www.bbc.co.uk/arts/robertburns/works/halloween/

 

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