Simon Chadwick - Old Gaelic Laments

Track 2: Am Bàs is Flathanas


 A poem by Sìleas Nighean Mhic Raghnaill (c.1660-1729), better known in English as Sileas of Keppoch. Sileas was interested in religious themes in a number of her poems, but this one is just amazing for its morbid explicitness.



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