Tongue-in-cheek Doric Poem & Photos fae Lochgelly

Twin Flames One Misty Morn

The envy o’ Fife,
Ye really cannae miss us,
Just follow the flames n smoke,
an’ all they giant towers.

Who wants tae stay onywhere else,
When ye hae a view like oors.

Dunfermlin’ they hae tree-lined Ave’s,
Wi a lovely park an’ Abbey.

Aberdour lounge on park bench seats,
Wi coastal views fer miles.

The Meedies noo the Meadows,
A beautiful loch reclaimed fer all.

Edinburgh is awfie jealous,
Their Scott Mon ‘tis only 200ft tall,
A wee babe next to oor 410ft giants.

The geese, changed their route this year,
Provin’ they’re no sae daft,
“Veer tae the left lads n lassies,
New choppers in oor path”.

But please dinnae worry,
Yer sacrifice is no’ in vain,
The rich folk need the cash.

If ye dinnae like yer view,
Weel never mind,
Just walk doon Hami Brae,
An’ all the Dante’s vanish!

The Doric language lends itself well to humour and heart-felt expression. There are a growing number of websites promoting both the Doric and other colourful, interesting Scottish languages:-

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  1. Lochgelly

    October 22, 2012 at 4:28 pm

    Thanks for sharing the images and poem.

    The flaring is part of the start-up process which was delayed due technical difficulties which have not been currently disclosed.

    If anyone has any concerns or complaints about Mossmorran, you should contact SEPA so there is at least a paper trail.

    SEPA’s Pollution Hotline – 0800 80 70 60 (24 hour service)


  2. Alex

    October 23, 2012 at 8:52 am

    Sunday night at around 1am there was a big black cloud hanging above the Mossmorran flare. God knows what they were pumping out.


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