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Robert Burns

January 25th is the birthday of Scotland’s National Bard, the much-loved Robert Burns. So today I pay tribute with some words from Oor Rabbie, who believed that all men were created equal: Then let us pray that come it may,(As … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Rabbie

Robert Burns (1759 – 1796) January 25th is the birthday of Scotland’s National Bard, the much-loved Robert Burns. So today, once again, I pay tribute to the great man with some of his own words. Above all, Rabbie believed that … Continue reading

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Of Mice and Men – Friday Fictioneers

Friday Fictioneers is hosted by the wonderful Rochelle, the undisputed master of what I call Sound Bite Fiction. She sets the weekly challenge, and the standard. Today’s photo by my old friend Al Forbes, a multi-talented blogger and a great … Continue reading

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Tam o’ Shanter – Haibun Thinking Weekly Challenge

AnElephantCant explain it The older he gets the more he learns So one more time He knocks out a wee rhyme In the knowledge he can never write poetry quite like Robert Burns AnElephant enjoys this challenge hosted by his … Continue reading

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