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Big Red Nose.

By foggytwo
As we approach the anniversary of Mr. Robert Burns esq., I have decided to mark the occasion with a tribute. Burns possessed a wicked sense of humour and with that in mind I present the rhyme below which I think he would have approved of.
It tells the story of true love and devotion, a story where the common cold has a role to play and the mention of Night Nurse has been deleted.
Before reading the verse it should be noted that ladies are advised to keep a hanky handy.
Everyone knows the tune of "My love is like a red, red rose", so feel free to sing along.

O` my love I`ve got a big red nose.
Aye it glows so big and bright.
And two boxes I`ve went through my dear.
Of Kleenex here tonight.
And sure you are a bonny lass.
As I`m so in love with you.
But do not approach my big red conk.
Or my lass, ye may catch flu.
Then a whisky just to clear my head.
My heartbeat, uncontrolled.
With a hefty blow, then up the plateau.
And a kiss, if I may be so bold.
O` my love I`ve still a big red nose.
And up here it may turn blue.
But no matter what the colour be.
Our love I`ll still pursue.
My love the whisky`s kicking in.
My breathing`s clear and free.
So lets go and have another snog.
Behind yon Rowan tree.
And if a` the seas gang dry my dear.
My love will still be like a rose.
And in heaven we will be my love.
You and me and my big red nose.

Tags: Roses Flowers and plants Digital art Robert burns Humour and fun

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webjam 15 292 11 Netherlands
24 Jan 2009 7:59PM
Like the painterly effect here - very well executed!


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photophantom 11 108 3 Philippines
24 Jan 2009 9:48PM
What lovely tribute and image Pete. works very well.
dmhuynh72 11 44 3 United Kingdom
25 Jan 2009 1:38AM
nicely done
CarolG 13 199 20 Greece
25 Jan 2009 6:09AM
A super poem, and a beautifully presented rose, Pete. Carol
Portknockie 15 48 Scotland
25 Jan 2009 1:52PM
Great colours Pete..have a great Bards night...Wink

ketch 12 770 50 Turks And Caicos Islands
25 Jan 2009 3:00PM
Excellent tribute

sillygirl 11 9 Sweden
25 Jan 2009 6:17PM
Smile love the poem and the shot is really great.
25 Jan 2009 9:34PM
McGonagal and the Bard have a rival here !Nice rose too . Gillian
ugly Plus
11 9 57 United Kingdom
26 Jan 2009 9:21AM
Nice colours and shap...
Not sure about the way you soften the shot.....!!!!!>>>>.....

It still nice enough to give a vote but not my cup of tea..

dianah 13 24.5k 4 United Kingdom
26 Jan 2009 1:19PM
Very soft and different..a lovely poem too.
leons29 12 South Africa
26 Jan 2009 4:19PM
Very well done
26 Jan 2009 10:47PM
Simply glorious image Pete
Mikelane 12 1 Wales
27 Jan 2009 12:21PM
Excellent well done regards
Pegon 14 78 1 England
27 Jan 2009 3:18PM
A cracking image Pete, I like the treatment. Loved the poem too.
DP_Imagery 15 24 6 Wales
28 Jan 2009 11:27PM
What a wonderfully foggyesque tribute Wink

*raises glass of Aberlour to Rabbie and Scotland the Brave - and Foggy too*

Wink Bruce
Hebe 12 United Kingdom
30 Jan 2009 7:34PM
I just love the effect here. Supurb image and a delightful poem too.
2 Feb 2009 9:52PM

whiteswan01 11 13 England
3 Feb 2009 12:44AM
gorgeous nice and soft
9 Feb 2009 8:42PM
excellent all round pete.ray
tce5 15 61 United Kingdom
10 Feb 2009 7:57PM
Hi Pete
How r u doing?, sorry I havent been in touch for ages but I've been on ephotozine quite haphazardly over the last year. So many changes going on in my life that I am only getting to the site once every bue moon. Thanks for xmas wishes - hope u've had a good start to the New year and I see ur work has come on in huge leaps and bounds - excellent.
Take care
Love Tanya
pascalg Plus
12 37 France
28 Feb 2009 11:27AM
beautiful capture & colour !
Glostopcat 13 255 2 England
10 Mar 2009 9:41PM
Top work here Pete, and very apt cos Friday is Comic Relief and Red Nose Day!

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