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Scottish Hallowe’en

Click here to hear the words read aloud: Hallowe’enaw Scotland’s scary myths and legendsfae Tam o Shanter tae Sawney Beancreep and slither yince mair fae the shadowseach year the nicht o Hallowe’en (interlude) nae bairn can contain their excitementas the … Continue reading

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where Rabbie walked

Click here to hear the poet read his words: where Rabbie walked I want to walk where Rabbie walkedalong sweet Afton’s braesand dream the dreams that Mary dreamtwhen on its grassy banks she lay I want to go where Tam … Continue reading

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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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Happy Birthday, Rabbie

Robert Burns (1759 – 1796) January 25th is the birthday of Scotland’s National Bard, the much-loved Robert Burns. So today I would like to pay tribute with some words from Oor Rabbie, who believed that all men were created equal: … Continue reading

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The Ayr Carnegie Library

The Ayr Carnegie Library An old friend, who still lives in the Honest Town*, inquired at the local library about the availability of my recently published book, Medville Matters. They checked it out, and soon had it on their shelves … 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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