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Elphinstone Kist   Art

Boaties     by: Carle, Lewis

Source: Small Boats Fitting Out - Muirhead Bone

Fowk wirkin hard
Wirkin day an nicht
Tryin tae makk the boaties
Ready fur oor lads.

As I pick up a plank o wid
I notice a heeze o spitfires up abeen
I thocht the Germans maun be comin
I skirled oot ‘Quick, takk cover!’
I wis richt.
As I watched the dog fecht
A german aircraft drappit a bomb.
The bomb fell doon an hit us
I wis the lane survivor.



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