This is a poem by Henry Johnstone about a snake that loved gooseberry pie and lived in Syke. Skye is the largest of the inner isles of Scotland.

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Lord Henry Johnstone was born in 1844.



Read by Jason Pomerantz.

Thanks and Acknowledgements

Image composed by Lisa.