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IN HONOUR OF NETTE ONCLAUD - Both of them


Blog Posted:1/10/2013 9:36:00 AM



NETTE ONCLAUD, PRINCESS TO THE QUEEN


The Highlands, our Kingdom, our many Lochs and Glens
Our beauty woos fair maidens to be at the side of Highland men
Their futures to be part of our history, Queens to our many Clans
As we stand and salute the Saltire, by the side of their Highlander man

Such a Princess exists, in a far away land from the Scot's
To our shores we'll grace her beauty, once seen, forget me not
Onclaud, by the name Nette, shall stand by her Alba man
Upon a Ben she'll stand so proud, admiring the lands of her married Clan

She'll walk through purple heathers, thickened by natures sun
Amidst ferns and ancient brackens by burns so crisp in run
By her side he stands this man, kilted displaying his kin
Claymore at the ready to grace his enemies skin

His Queen, their Kingdom, their Castle, resting on the shores of the River Ness
Overlooking forests and greens, salmon runs in richness finesse
When the night befalls these lands, in the Kingdom of the Lochs and Glens
It's understandable as to why they be wooed, by these historic Highlander men
© 2011 James Fraser 


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http://www.thehighlanderspoems.com/scotland-6.php





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  1. Date: 1/10/2013 10:07:00 PM
    @ James: I've visited your Highlander page...Wow!! You've done a terrific job, my friend! A nice "place" to read...Excellent!

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    Fraser Avatar James Fraser Date: 1/11/2013 11:37:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Many thanks Ruben, have a koolio weekend :)
  1. Date: 1/10/2013 6:20:00 PM
    that was so sweet of you to feature james' poem for Nette. Awesome!! anybody heard from her yet?

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    Fraser Avatar James Fraser Date: 1/11/2013 11:36:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Hiya Utah Babe, glad you liked it :)
    Richards Avatar Suzette Richards Date: 1/11/2013 7:00:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    No news yet - I had hoped that this might flush her out (so to speak). :-)
  1. Date: 1/10/2013 3:55:00 PM
    A wonderful tribute to a wonderful lady. Love Phyl

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    Fraser Avatar James Fraser Date: 1/11/2013 11:36:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you so much Phyllis :)
    Richards Avatar Suzette Richards Date: 1/11/2013 7:06:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Yes, Nette has a turn of phrase which is unique - and I admire her poetry.
  1. Date: 1/10/2013 2:31:00 PM
    Just love Nette and her poetry !! What an amazing poet she is !! Love this poem too !!

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    Fraser Avatar James Fraser Date: 1/11/2013 11:35:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you kindly Debra :)
    Richards Avatar Suzette Richards Date: 1/11/2013 7:08:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Nette has not posted anything since November - I hope that this is just a short break. Yes, James really struck home with this great poem of his.
  1. Date: 1/10/2013 12:57:00 PM
    I agree with Ruben, there is only one Nette and this is a great tribute to her beauty, thank you Suzette for posting it, and thank you to James for writing it, xxx

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    Fraser Avatar James Fraser Date: 1/11/2013 11:35:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you Mystic Rose :)
    Richards Avatar Suzette Richards Date: 1/10/2013 1:01:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    You are welcome. :-)
  1. Date: 1/10/2013 12:51:00 PM
    Never been to Inverness, but it looks gorgeous. My family was from Dumfries and I have traveled around the lowlands.

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    Fraser Avatar James Fraser Date: 1/10/2013 12:57:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Inverness and the Highlands is such a scenic place to visit :)
  1. Date: 1/10/2013 11:12:00 AM
    Thank for finding my poem dedicated to Nette, Suzette. Hey that rhymes, I should start writing poetry :) The image is the Castle in the center of Inverness, the city where I stay in the Highlands of Scotland. If you ever get a chance to visit the Highlands, ensure you see Inverness and surrounding area such as Loch Ness. Once again many thanks :)

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    Fraser Avatar James Fraser Date: 1/10/2013 11:34:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you kindly Suzette. I always wanted to have a website. I thought it would have been a music orientated site as I love music. I never thought it would be a poetry site, but I'm glad it materialised to be about poetry :)
    Richards Avatar Suzette Richards Date: 1/10/2013 11:32:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    I've updated my blog. :-)
    Richards Avatar Suzette Richards Date: 1/10/2013 11:27:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    I find your website fascinating! Only when I went to the HOME page did I see the backlink to PoetrySoup.
    Richards Avatar Suzette Richards Date: 1/10/2013 11:22:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    You are welcome, James. I only got us far as visiting Edinburgh the times I had visited Scotland. Next time I am in that region I will explore further - I am still to visit the former capital, Glasgow....
  1. Date: 1/10/2013 10:51:00 AM
    this poem was written by our beloved James Fraser, the Highlander. I remember reading it before

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    Richards Avatar Suzette Richards Date: 1/11/2013 7:09:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    It was written in 2011 (before my time). I am lucky to have found it on the "net"... ;-)
    Fraser Avatar James Fraser Date: 1/10/2013 11:30:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you for your kind words Francine xx
    Richards Avatar Suzette Richards Date: 1/10/2013 11:19:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    That is why I posted the link to the source of the poem. Thank you for identifying the poet for us, Francine. :-)
  1. Date: 1/10/2013 10:08:00 AM
    I just know "one" Nette Onclaud! LOL! Beautiful poem to a lovely Souper! Ruben.

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    O. Avatar Ruben O. Date: 1/10/2013 10:08:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    : )
    Richards Avatar Suzette Richards Date: 1/10/2013 8:57:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    OK... :-)
    O. Avatar Ruben O. Date: 1/10/2013 5:41:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Oh come on! You edited the title!! Now my comment has no sense! : D
    Richards Avatar Suzette Richards Date: 1/10/2013 10:27:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    It is a poem I found on the Internet - thought it fitting to share. Yes, Ruben, there is only One nette... :-)

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