Poem of the Week: To A Mouse by Robert Burns

 On Turning up in Her Nest with the Plough, November, 1785 Wee, sleeket, cowran, tim’rous beastie, O, what a panic’s in thy breastie! Thou need na start awa sae hasty,           Wi’ bickerin brattle! I wad be laith to rin an’ chase thee           Wi’ murd’ring pattle!

Tartan Day: Scottish Writers To Help Celebrate

Fàilte! Or “Welcome” in Scottish Gaelic. It’s Tartan Day! Well actually it was yesterday but that doesn’t mean the celebrations have to end! Tartan Day, the celebration of Scottish heritage, is celebrated throughout Scottish communities.

Book Review: Selected Poems by Robert Burns

Format:  Paperback Pages: 368 pages Published: December 2, 1993 Publisher: Penguin Classics Genre: Poetry, Classics     Synopsis: Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork. I took an onlineContinue reading “Book Review: Selected Poems by Robert Burns”