“Should auld acquaintance be forgot,
and never brought to mind?
Should auld acquaintance be forgot,
and auld lang syne?
For auld lang syne, my jo,
for auld lang syne,
we’ll tak’ a cup o’ kindness yet,
for auld lang syne”.
Robert Burns, (January 25, 1759 – July 21, 1796)
Robert Burns message “Should auld acquaintance be forgot and never brought to mind?” remains ever relevant in a world where friendships have taken on a global perspective. His words, traveling across the centuries, are a call to action. On this Robert Burns Day 2021, let us celebrate and remember the importance of friendship and camaraderie.