It sits mony toned and bonny on the desk
Its sits many toned and attractive on the desk
The sweet-breid aroma o the wuid thrangs itsel through the years
The sweet smell of the wood works itself through the years
The Malawian wuid-carvers cairved it on bare five pund
The Malawian wood-carvers carved it on barely five pounds
A week in a winter heat thon meltit ma spine!
A week in a winter heat that melted my spine!
Jist ablow the stream whaur men an wummen wur kept apairt
Just below the stream where men and women were kept apart
The morning ablutions feenished wi a decorum that befitted the Auld Coorse Hotel
The morning washing routine done with a decorum that matched the Old Course Hotel.