Leaving Camustianavaig

Leaving Camustianavaig

— Poems by John Beaton

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Women of the Ages

Yesterday was International Women's Day. I wrote a poem commemorating the hardships of women and a musician,Laura Cortese, put it to music. Some years ago, she played it at an event called 'Folk Fights Back for Women." Here's a YouTube:


And here are the lyrics:

I'm the lass of Invergarry,
singing by the loch alone
of the lad I was to marry,
of the baby in my belly
he begot but would not own.