Your luve will ner awa
Isaiah 40: 8
8 The grass withers, the flower fades;
but the word of our God will stand for ever.
Your forewird stauns for aye,
the machair that blaws will dwyne
an the flouers an a,
but your luve will ner awa.
Thon braes micht faw tae bits
an hirple intae the sea -
I wulnnae be afeart.
I’ll be blythe, ready to flit wi you,
Lin ahin a thon hurts,
oxterin ony the luve I’ve kent.
Sae be it.
Scots gloss: forewird - foreword (here The Word), stauns - stands, for aye - forever, machair - type of grassy land near beach (esp in Hebrides), blaws - blows, dwyne - waste away, an - and, flouers - flowers, a - all, luve - love, ner - never, awa - away, thon - that/those, micht - might, faw - fall, hirple - hobble, afeart - afraid, flit - move house, lin - leave/cease, ahin - behind, oxterin - carrying (literally by oxter - under arm), ony - only, kent - known, sae - so.