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Welcome to my home for this is where I'll stay It's where I was born, and where I'll end my days It rests on the banks, of the Caledonian Canal Surrounded by it's Highland beauty, in typical enthral Cedars, Firs and Birch trees, iconic in their settings Rain clouds often surround us, cascades them in their wetting Then there's the carpets of heather, that cover clannish grounds Where you can tip toe over it's surface, and not even leave a sound To view the blooms of gorse, and marvel at our thistles Just leaves you so in awe, walking with a whistle We appreciate what nature gives, these breathing awesome beings To watch them in her wilds, we rub our eyes at seeing We are steeped in wondrous history, some good and not so grand But nowhere on this earth, will you have stepped on welcomed lands So welcome to my home, of mountains and the glens Where us Highlanders reside, the ultimate of men http://www.thehighlanderspoems.com/scotland-4.php

Copyright © | Year Posted 2010




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Date: 9/13/2010 1:09:00 PM
It sounds like a stunning and remarkable place to live, James. I have the greatest respect for the people of Scotland and a lot of admiration for one special Highlander. Love, Carolyn
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Date: 9/13/2010 10:33:00 AM
Ahh, Highlander! This beautiful Couplet, tranasports the reader to your beautiful home. a perfect blend of harmony between man and nature. ...Peace, Audrey
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Date: 9/12/2010 2:03:00 PM
Enjoyed reading about your country from your point of view..You have painted a lovely scene of Scotland, the plants, and the terrain..I am glad that I chose this one to read today so that I could see Scotland..Sara
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Date: 9/11/2010 11:07:00 AM
oh yeah this one is off to my favourites too
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Date: 9/11/2010 11:05:00 AM
breathtaking ( you just had to say Caledonian didn't you, I have enough trouble getting the Diane Gabaldon books out of my head when I see your name) awesome write as usual
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Date: 9/11/2010 10:06:00 AM
so when are we non-highlanders going to be invited to your home? well written, very enjoyable. thank you, chuck
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Date: 9/10/2010 9:55:00 PM
If there was a tourism brochure they would have to use this as a caption to attract visitors James.. Awesome description of the place you call home, makes the reader eager to know more.. :) Wilma
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Date: 9/10/2010 7:34:00 PM
sounds like a wonderful place to call home!...really lovely poem..Take care ~Deb
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Date: 9/10/2010 5:30:00 PM
ENJOYED JAMES~SKAT
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