DESCRIPTION: "By Bogie's streams that rin sae deep, Fu' aft wi' glee I've herded sheep... Wi' my dear lad on Bogie's braes.... But waes my heart the days are gane... While my dear lad maun face his faes." She laments all that she will do alone in his absence
EARLIEST DATE: 1930 (Ord)
KEYWORDS: love separation parody
FOUND IN: Britain(England)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Ord, p. 114, "Bogie's Braes" (1 text)
cf. "Logan Water"
cf. "Logan Braes"
NOTES: Ord notes that this is "simply a parody on Logan Braes," and (given its rarity) it might almost be filed with that piece -- but "Logan Braes" isn't in the index yet. - RBW
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