Ae Fond Kiss (and Then We Sever)

Once again, from the pen of the great Robert Burns (1791), we get a song for the ages.  And in this video, the Voice Squad render a performance or the ages.

Ae Fond Kiss

Ae fond kiss, and then we sever;
Ae fareweel, alas, for ever!
Deep in heart-wrung tears I’ll pledge thee,
Warring sighs and groans I’ll wage thee!

Who shall say that Fortune grieves him
While the star of hope she leaves him?
Me, nae cheerfu’ twinkle lights me,
Dark despair around benights me.

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