An Ode to Dunnottar Castle

img_35361Standing on the pebble

Older than the tide

Assizes a castle

Mightier than the time

 

You endured the charge of Viking

O temple of picts

You witnessed the wrath of the Bravest

O den of the fearless scots

 

Kings, queens, and knights

Came and went like daylily

But you abided adroit

Like a timeless testimony

 

Slanting by deceitful the sea

Like a paramount of all pulchritude

Today, you enchant every stranger

With your pernicious lure.

 

 

 

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