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Glasgow Kiss

Lo! what hast thou done, prey what is this?
Mine eyes do see but believe it not
You greet me with a Glasgow kiss
My blood flows swift and does not clot
But doest spill in floods o’or floor
Forsooth methinks you have forgot
The way to treat the devils whore
God’s teeth thou knowest not the plot.

My life’ s blood you must restore               
Thou leavest me with a damned spot
Which fast grows dark and runs with gore
S’wounds thou doth protest a lot

a Glasgow kiss is slang for a head butt
a gory story for the rocking renaissance contest

Copyright © Maggie Huscroft | Year Posted 2008


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  1. Date: 1/28/2016 10:48:00 AM

    MAGGIE, A great pleasure to find and read your poem today. Love ** SKAT **
  1. Date: 12/8/2009 7:44:00 AM

    Maggie, Where have you been? Please write more. Love to you. Dane Ann (soup mail)
  1. Date: 9/29/2009 1:44:00 PM

    I love this, fantastic poem, and i so laughed at the glasgow kiss. I felt i was back reading Rabbie Burns, thankyou. a fav. x
  1. Date: 5/27/2009 5:26:00 AM

    Maggie, I’m going to put you as one of my favorite poets. So far, I have enjoyed reading your poems. Surprisingly, to myself, I have become particularly fond of history related poems. I think it is because I almost hated history until in school until I studied art history. Then, the past became alive for me. Now, I find it rejuvenated again, through poetry's medium. Thank you. This poem flows beautifully and kept my attention throughout. Lovingly, Dane
  1. Date: 12/20/2008 8:13:00 AM

    BRILLIANT!!!! Winner in my books. Lainie
  1. Date: 12/11/2008 12:43:00 PM

    Wow Maggie. Your poetry rocks on perfectly for this contests. Me thinks a winner thou be. : ) Love, Shar
  1. Date: 12/11/2008 8:17:00 AM

    Wow...this was a wonderful contender!! Well done, and another winning poem for the contest! (How will she ever decide?????) ~ Love, Carrie