Tag: Addressing the Bard

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by Seamus Heaney
From the start, Burns’ birl and rhythm, / That tongue the Ulster Scots brought wi’ them / And stick to still in County Antrim / Was...
by James Robertson
A girnin, greitin deil wis I – / I wis auld, and feelin aulder. / Syne the heatin system burst in Hell: / It wis cauld...
by Rab Wilson
O Lord my God, forgie this swither, / pray hear thy servant in his dither. / Should ah bide here? or cross the river...
by Janet Paisley
Moonrise, an maudlin in the mirk, / we coorie in, hoose selt, hame hawked, / oor labour thirled tae yesterday, / the morra pawned fur brick-a-brack. / / Thieves...
by Matthew Fitt
Ye hink ah’m like a reid, reid whit? / You dinna hae a scoob! / And whit dae you ken aboot melodie? / Dae ye hink...
by Robert Crawford
For the second time in fifty years / I come to the Marble Quarry. / Last time, a boy, I came with my father. / Now...
by W. N. Herbert
Leeze me on rhyme! It’s aye a treasure, / My chief, amaist my only pleasure... / from 'Second Epistle to Davie' / / While London’s steekit beh...
by Meg Bateman
Tha a’ chlosach air ragachadh / mar gun robh e a’ snàmh, / spliadh is ceann air an togail, / sùil is bian / a’ deàrrsadh mar umha. / / Tionndaidhidh...
by Tim Turnbull
Ahoy there, prince of parasites! / At risk of giving you a fright, / you have been, estimable mite, / immortalised, / and scaled to literary heights. / Are you...
by Liz Lochhead
The present author being, from her mother’s milk, / a lover of the poetic effusions of Mr Robert Burns and / all...
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