Northwords Now Issue 37

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The Snail’s Ongae

by Hamish Scott

Tae git whar it wants, the snail maun oot its buckie,
whit danger tae chance an howp it’s no unluckie -
nocht ither tae dae but in its buckie bide in,
no ainlie the warld but fae itsel tae hide in