Uncles Are Auxiliary Providers

Music: Sheebeg and Sheemore.
By Turlough O'Carolan. Sequenced by Barry Taylor.

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Uncles are auxiliary providers,
Neither abject parents nor outsiders,
Cherished for their patience in the wings.
Less than fathers likely to be chiders
Even as they fancy themselves guiders,
Softies all, they dance as sweet youth sings.




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