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Elphinstone Kist   Rhymes bi Bairns

The Thistle     by: Gillies, Hannah

The Scottish thistle is a bonnie, bonnie thing
Frae the tap which is purple
Tae the stem which is green
Its prickles can hairm bit dinna be fooled
This bonnie flooer is as great as gold

It grows in the Heilans
Bit rarely in the Lowlans
Wi its needles sae thin
They can penetrate yer skin!

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