Da answer phone’s caald
accuses me o da crime
at darena spaek hit’s nem.
“Look at de,” hit seems ta say,
“Fir aa dy runnin aboot an rantin
an tinkin an bellin desel at life
an gallavantin, du’s come hem
ower laet, an dis truth
can nivvir be erased.
Du haes nae new messages.”
Any preoccupation with ideas of what is right or wrong in conduct shows an arrested intellectual development.