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Scottish Poetry is famous throughout the world. Indeed Scotland's most famous Poet, Rabbie Burns penned the words to Auld Lang Syne which is sung in all four corners of the globe every New Year. We have a few of his other pieces on this site.

But do YOU know another Scottish Poem that isn't on the site yet? Or have you WRITTEN a poem or song about the Kingdom of Fife or Scotland that you would like to see on this site? Maybe you've written some and never had them published!

Thank you, in advance, for sharing your contributions.




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Bletherin on the bus 
Bletherin on the bus Foo ye daien? I’ve nae seen ye in donkeys Faur ye gaen the day then? Div ye nae min that I ging for a muckle messages on …

The Boozer 
I'm jist gaun doon the boozer Hen. I’ll be back richt soon” I’m gaun tae hae a pint or twa in the pub across the toon” “I’ll hae a chaff wi' some o’ …

The taming of the Scots tongue (by Robert Lindsay) 
Now with author's reading - https://soundcloud.com/humanature2001/the-taming-of-the-scots-tongue This Robert has a tale to tell Now listen guid and …

The Rainbow 
As dreamers, we dream of the rainbow's end, and that pot of gold to find. We seldom think of what's 'round the bend, or what we've left behind. But …

Forefathers Tears 
Among green braes that once were free brave clansmen fought for liberty They spilled their blood on hallowed ground as pipers played amid the sound …

Jimmy's Cafe 
Bob Smith The Poetry Mannie - Jimmy's Cafe A weel myn o Jimmy’s Cafe ‘Twis a placie in John Street Faar fowk fae aa waaks o life Fer denner …

Last Tae Cuddle Doon 
Alexander Anderson - Last Tae Cuddle Doon - The win' moans roon' the auld hoose'en An shakes the ae fir tree An as it souks,it waukens up Auld thing,fu …

Bridgit McBride/ Kinshaldy Beach 
Where are you now, my Bridgit McBride? do you remember, summer mornings, when we used to go for a ride, you on a horse and me on my bike, Through …

It's Still Ma Land..Right? 
In the gloamin' time a sit here jist tae ponder an' reflect creatures thit hiv come an' gone tae the smallest wee insect. Beasties freely lived here...now …

Poem about King George 
Has anyone heard the poem which was spoken when training a dog? The dog was made to sit still and a small piece of bread placed on its nose. The following …

Why Does He Luv Her 
The way she held hersel wae grace Sae majestic an serene The smile upon a face sae fair Sae catching as there's been The way she sometimes looked …

We Cannot Choose 
By the Late Davina Creighton Gemmell (nee) King 1945-2009 We cannot choose the way we die nor can we know the day we only know the time will come …

The Scratch Card 
Discarded. Rubbish. Ye held such hope. A pound. A new life. A wider scope. The coin it scratches sure but slow Heartbeat (two matched) does faster …

The Wee Town of Effen 
The Wee Town of Effen You will have heard of the Wee town of Effen It’s just outside Edinburgh. It’s Famous for making Honey. They keep Bees there!!! …

The Doo 
THE DOO Thur wiz a doo, An this doo wiz blue An it goat itsell right in a mess An maybe you’ve no' heard o’ this doo So I’ll tell ye,for ye widnae …

For our Thirtyeight Wedding Anniversary 
This is a poem written by my great-grandmother, Jane (Jeannie) Gow Drever, to her husband, Thomas Drever on March 25th, 1939. Both from Scotland they …

The Ghosts of Glencoe 
The Ghosts of Glencoe The bard arrived within the house The seer sat down with them A dram to warm his heart was given A meal for …

James Graham - Marquis of Montrose 
James Graham - Marquis of Montrose From Scotland’s shores so rich and green from out of histories page, A cry of Freedom echoes down through glens …

My Solway Joys 
It sparkles in the morning sun Lights twinkle when the day is done. A Magnox giant sleeps in the bay Its roar, now safely locked away. It guides …

The Fisherman from Neuk 
The Fisherman from Neuk I sat upon an old wood stool in a tavern near the docks ?Twas in the year of 1889 in Neuk, the shores of Fife While sipping …

The Wind. 
THE WIND Outrageous ! Anarchic ! Courageous ! Gentle. You elemental force of nature. How many faces do you show ? Invisible, desirable, derisible, …

The Wild Minch 
The Wild Minch Feel the wind that blew that day, tugging at my hair Salty smell, ah fresh sea air, I filled my lungs anew Old Barny puffed upon his …

Yon Lassie Sweet 
Yon lassie sweet, yon lassie fair Wae bonnie tresses in yer hair Such beauty, sae beyond compare Come bide wae me a while Yon lassie sweet, maist …

Butterfly Butterfly 
Butterfly butterfly, greeting the morn As the sun, it is melting the dew Her beauty divine And forever to shine Like her colour, of crimson and blue …

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If Iver They 
If iver they should meet wance mair Be it far awa ur near Whit deepest thoughts micht manifest Wid they shed a happy tear Wid they look intae each …

I am looking for a poem! 
I am looking for a poem which starts (I think) with: "When I was a laddie lanng syne at the school, The Maister aye ca'ed me a dunce and a fool..." …

Quiet Like in North Queensferry © 
Wheest! On th’ wend at North Queensferry, where I chose to pause. Quiet like in North Queensferry, surveying surroundings because. I’m drawn by a self-seeking …

Glascae's ma Hame 
1948 t'was the year I was born beside govans shipbuilders noisy big horn. At The Southern General hospital I first saw the light carried home to the …

Iver The Hill 
Iver the hill an far awa Yer luv wull be wae me Wherever a may wander Iver land, ur iver sea It wull be ma brightest beacon It wull be ma guidin …

When Awe  
When awe is said, when awe is done When awe is lain tae rest Ma love for you, it wull remain Forever in ma breast When days ur lang, when days ur …

An Exile's Lament 
AN EXILE'S LAMENT Oh! My bonny bonny Scotland Seems so far awa' frae me, And it makes me feel so lonely Wish I could come hame fer tea! As …

Winterscape 
When Razorbills plunge in frothy seas, and hunched herons stare, out to eternity, and muffled figures venture on beaches of stinging sands,with noses …

Lament For A Lost Dinner Ticket 
See ma mammy See ma dinner ticket A pitituma Pokit an she pititiny Washnmachine See thou burnty Up wherra firewiz Ma mammy says Am no tellnyagain …

Had I 
Had I a wish, a precious wish That would make my life so fine With no debate, to contemplate I’d wish that she was mine Had I a dream, a special …

A Painting by Jack Vettriano © 
I wish for many an obvious thing Wealth and my health and muse what the future may bring Thankful for all that I have but I wish I could sing I wish …

If The Answer is Walking Tomorrow © 
I'd walk a mile today, if children could safely play. I'd walk two miles tomorrow, for September the eleventh and sorrow. I'd walk from May to December, …

Ma Dearest Love 
Ma dearest love, ma wan true love How a miss thee still a caw Fur miny a weary mile an year Frae me, yiv been awa The distance thit?s between us baith …

A Love Ye Mair 
For awe av been For awe a am An for awe thit a may be A’ll never love anither lass The way thit a love ye A remember weel Yon day we met As yer …

Lucky Tatties 
A remember a braw wee sweetie frae back in ma childhood day bit...a couldnae remembur the name o' it much tae ma dismay. Always, oin a Friday night …

Sweet Eden 
Flow well tonight sweet Eden Through this land you love so well Grace me with your splendour As you wind on through yon dell Let me sit awhile, and …

This Lonely Night 
As he sits alone this lonely night His thoughts are far away Of when he held his true love tight In a long gone yesterday Her smile and sparkling …

For All 
For all he’s seen For all he sees And for all that he will view One colour will remain with him Her eyes of sparkling blue For all he’s held For …

Beneath The Rowan Tree 
Come sit awhile beside me love For to keep me company To be as one and lose ourselves Beneath the rowan tree Gazing at the clouds my love And the …

The Battle of Stirling Bridge 
Battle of Dunbar 's agley Sasannach invasion blew us away like a sgal In the shaw, loch and brae we fought Coor our land from the fierce reiver As …

To Sleep Perchance to Dream 
Where hills in hues of luscious greens roll down to winding streams Where heather sways upon a breeze to sleep perchance to dream. Of moors held …

What Would He Give 
What would he give, to spend time with His one true love on high To once again, stroll through the glen Where they kissed a fond goodbye What thoughts …

Wan Sunny Morn In May 
Twa laddys went a walkin Oan the road tae Ayrshire toon Wan oh them wiz Tam Forsyth An the ither, Wullie Broon Wae aftershave an best claiths oan …

For So Long Now 
For so long now, and many years We have spent this time apart Yet still you live, yet still you grow So deep within my heart I feel you are a part …

Return We Will 
There’s miny a Scot wha’s wandered far Across yon briny sea Some seek their fame an fortune While some ithers travel free But there’s wan thing that …

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You Keep On Singing Scotland 
A poem for Homecoming Scotland 2009 Temperature plummeted last night Aye, it was cold this morning Out door had a bit of a bite The sun though …

An Ode To A Thistle 
On every hill, on every glen There stands a flower fair She’s regal and majestical With a beauty that is rare Admired much by one and all Come skies …

Bonnie Venachar 
By the banks of bonnie Venachar Where still the waters run And all the flowers sway in time Till every day is done Where peace and such tranquillity …

Maid O' The Loch 
There wiz a maiden fair o' face wae bonnie auburn hair she wiz a beauty in hur time sae full o' charm an' grace. Many suiters hid come chappin' …

Homeward Bound 
Homeward bound at last is he From a land so far and wide He will board a ship, then sail the sea And brave the raging tide With such a love that …

Bonnie Jean 
There's a lady who lives, in a quaint little town She's a lady so lovely, and held in renown Respected and loved, and admired by all Her persona so …

A Typical Burns' Supper (no matter where you live!) 
The haggis is a scottish dish served up oin Burns' night wae bagpipes blowin' tae pipe it in it is indeed a splendid sight. With wonderous pomp and …

Two Parties and a Hangover 
Ma heid's pure nippin' an am feelin sick it's been a big twae days fur me furst there wiz Burns' night then came Australia Day. Why couldnae Rabbie …

That Maid Of The Mountain 
I saw her that morning, oh how I remember As she walked through the heather, o’er meadow of green The flowers did bow, and the birds were all singing …

This Land 
Where rivers run and lochs stand still Where winds they blow with bitter chill My soul is in the sky and sea This land is mine and part of me Where …

Language Barrier!  
Ma cuzin came tae visit me frae Ozzieland, in the bush he'd never been tae Glesga afore so we went oot oin the juice. The boozer's wiz fer jumpin' …

Short Changed 
Jock was travelling by train to London He’d leave Glasgow at 10 o’ clock He handed his money to the ticket man “A single tae London” said Jock The …

The Rumour 
Hi...I am requesting the words of the poem, 'The Rumour', written by the late David Duffus, a well-known Scottish entertainer and actor, who died in 1992. …

Dizzy Mitchell 
This story's aboot Dizzy Mitchell's dug Wan leg missing and half a lug The poor wee dugs nae got a name But Dizzy she's got dreams o fame Noo her …

The Lass Frae Auchtermuchty 
Jist roon the hill at Auchtermuchty Bides a lass sae fair She wears a dress oh Persian silk Wae ribbons in her hair She works the mill an spins her …

A Forbidden Love 
By yonder hill where bluebells grow A Campbell lass lived long ago She fell in love with a brave young man And his name was highland Harry A common …

Auchtermuchty Fields © 
He came from Auchtermuchty where seven bridges stand, Seven churches surrounded him his folk did work the land. In seven public houses shrewd in spending …

Glaswegian Survival Guide 
Mah furst baginnin wen ah wis ainly eight wis tae lern tae be a teddy boy they hud th fancy claithes wi big laing jaikets n chains n brogues they …

Saying Goodbye To Fife ©  
Saying goodbye to Fife Is uncanny it really is, I perceive the sign a side of the road As I approach the Forth Road Bridge. Another wee visit has now …

The Bairn 
You are a lucky bairn sitting in your pram Dressed up sae bonny by your loving mam A cheeky smile is on your face So… welcome to the human race. …

The Mistress of the Dance 
She sits in lonely silence a scowl upon her face As if she no longer associates with our human race Then magic words are uttered, “May I have the pleasure …

Cloudy in Collessie © 
Strawmoor Lane a thistle grows I drift to somewhere far away Is it cloudy in Collessie this fine day Cloudy in Collessie Clear sky o’er Kirkcaldy …

Red Castle Lunan Bay. 
Crippled, dying, red sandstone husk. Mortally wounded through fire and age, Once proud hunting lodge of William the Lion Oh! What merriment …

Dunderheid. 
“Dunderheid, dinae kick open that door Ye’ve skelt a the schuil books, A ower the floor.” “Nou pick them up neatly, an nae mair o that, …

The girl on the Black Sands of Aberdour. 
Who is that girl, running on the black sands? Loose limbed, alone, and free. Barefooted, leaving youthful prints, Long washed away by the sea. …

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The Lost Friend 
The Long Forgotten Friendship It seems like years since last time I saw you But yet I can't forget your charming face, which as I remembered held …

The Bluebell 
As I climbed the hill and walked the dale As I ambled through the glen In the early hours of misty morn This tale I once did pen I saw a sight so wondrous …

The Old Man From Sheriffmuir 
By the bonnie hills of Sheriffmuir Where clear the waters run There bides a little cottage Standing quietly in the sun Inside, there lives a lonely …

The Tattie-Bogles. 
The Tattie-Bogles When tattie-bogles wings they sproot, and fae the fields, they a flee richt oot. Tae terrorise, the local sheep, wi heids o grinning …

COWANS HIGHLAND TOFFEE(the ain wi the coo) 
Cowans highland toffee oor ither national treasure, …

A Chuckie in yer shoe. 
Theirs nithing mair annoying, a fact, I ken is true, That when yer in a hurry, ye get a chuckie in yer shoe. …

From This Window Fife I See © 
This wee proud piece of Bonnie Scotland, The copious coast I’ve walked along. This wee proud piece of Bonnie Scotland, A feeling for the Kingdom grows …

From All Horizons  
From All Horizons (Sung to the tune 'Flower of Scotland' by Roy Williamson) Oh Bonnie Scotland It is to thee Again, again, My heart flies homeward …

St Andrews I’m On My Way © 
Sleepy eyed and satisfied East Neuk is fine this early morn, As an April day is born. St Andrews I’m on my way, I shall be with you later today. …

I Love The Lomonds © 
I wish I could see the Lomonds Each morning when I rise, I love the Lomonds An impressive sight they are to my eyes. The Lovely Lomonds Their stature …

CHEESEBOARD 
Cheeseboard The small glass dome crowns a circular base of pale beech hardwood with a silken face. It can show four cheeses, but if large only three. …

The Silver Trail to Crail © 
Silver shone o’er the Forth from under a blanket of grey, This morn in March, the last time I was here it was May. Early once more by the sensuous …

This Public Bar in Ladybank © 
Old pictures of a local scene, Where they may have passed by or may have been, On this day, I’m pleased to say, I walked into a bar in Ladybank. …

A Friendly Fifer Said “Hello” © 
Mid-day in May in Burntisland, Absorbing the warmth of the weather, Fife and I were alone together. The sun made it all worthwhile, After a treacherous …

They Walked All The Way From Glasgow © 
They knew they had to be there, They had little time to prepare. Some walked all the way from Glasgow, With bonnets, scarves and flowers. They walked …

Aberdour Greets Me Kindly © 
In every forward step I feel I’m walking back, Into the land of unknown past. I sense some kind of welcome, Has the Kingdom accepted this man at last? …

A Glimpse of Gold in Kirkcaldy © 
A wee glimpse of the gleaming of gold, In Kirkcaldy the morn is about to unfold. Awaking natural sense, Light breaks the shield of nighttime defence. …

Kingskettle Cemetery ...Oh Isabella © 
In Kingskettle Cemetery I stand Looking at a stone on a peace of land I read some names I thought I’d never see In this place I thought I’d never be …

The Bonnie Bonnie Sand of St Andrews Bay © 
As the sun shone over this glorious land, I walked by the brine on the bonnie bonnie sand. ‘Twas the breeze that whispered… ‘Stand by here and gaze’, …

Thomas Joseph Harris © 
You must have visualised the manufacturing construction, Advancing young man beyond toiling day introduction. How many summers had passed since your …

The Tay Bridge Disaster 
Submitted by a fan! Beautiful Railway Bridge of the Silv'ry Tay! Alas! I am very sorry to say That ninety lives have been taken away On the last …

Sojourn In St Andrews © 
Walking along the historical streets of St Andrews, I love to leisure timelessly. I stroll on beyond the famous Old Course And absorb the wash of the …

When I Walked To Leven © 
I arrived at the Forth Bridge at the break of dawn, On May 14th on an early morn. By the 15th I’d walked into Leven, On paths and beaches and trails …

I Should Have Played For Ladybank Violet © 
Not ever in my sporting prime, Whatever talent I had of mine, And skill that I did unearth, Did I take to the land of my fathers’ birth. I should …

THE OLD SCOTTISH STONE © 
What should I be thinking? Or should I say, As I stand on the coast At St Andrews Bay. The homeland of golf The American voice, They come to The …

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Collessie © 
Collessie, I walked your peaceful lanes in springtime, Time stood still as I walked your lanes in springtime. Flowers in their beds not long from birth, …

Lady Mary Ann 
Submitted by a Burns Fan O Lady Mary Ann looks o'er the Castle wa', She saw three bonnie boys playing at the ba', The youngest he was the flower amang …

the village of tayport and its surroundings 
Submitted by Billy All ye pleasure-seekers, where'er ye be, I pray ye all be advised by me, Go and visit Tayport on the banks o' the Tay, And there …

loch leven 
Submitted by Jess Beautiful Loch Leven, near by Kinross For a good day's fishing the angler is seldom at a loss, For the Loch it abounds with pike …

grace before dinner 
Submitted by Catriona Rabbie Burns' famous Selkirk isn't the only Grace he wrote. I like these ones too. Grace One O thou, in whom we live …

Holy Willie's Prayer 
Submitted by a lover of Burns Poetry. Willie Fisher was known as Holy Willie and was an elder of Daddy Auld's Calvinist Kirk (Church) in Mauchline. …

Will Ye No' Come Back Again? 
This song and tune was written by Lady Caroline Nairne (nee Oliphant)(1766-1845) to commemorate the raising of Prince Charles' banner at Glenfinnan on …

The Rights Of Woman 
Submitted by Katie With all the political correctness today - it's hard to believe this was written in 1792 While Europe's eye is fix'd on mighty …

Scots Wha Hae 
Another Burns piece - describing Robert Bruce's March To Bannockburn (not quite the way the film Braveheart described it) Scots, wha hae wi' …

Scotch Drink 
Submitted by a fan of Burns Gie him strong drink until he wink, That's sinking in despair; An' liquor guid to fire his bluid, That's prest wi' grief …

Tam o' Shanter. 
Sent in by Katie When chapman billies leave the street, And drouthy neebors, neebors meet; As market-days are wearing late, An folk begin to tak …

The Star o' Rabbie Burns 
There is a star whose beaming ray Is shed on every clime. It shines by night, it shines by day, And ne'er grows dim wi' time. It rose upon the banks …

Robert Burns 
Submitted by Cathy I love Robert Burns Work - and this poem by McGonagall expresses a lot. Immortal Robert Burns of Ayr, There's but few poets …

Ae Fond Kiss 
Submitted by Catherine, November 2007 This is one of Rabbie Burns most beautiful love songs. It is loved and sung throughout Scotland: Ae fond kiss, …

Ballade of the Royal Game of Golf 
Submitted by Katie There are laddies will drive ye a ba' To the burn frae the farthermost tee, But ye mauna think driving is a', Ye may heel …

A Man's A Man For A' That  
Another well known poem by Rabbie Burns, again this one is often quoted but hardly ever read in its complete form. Hope you enjoy the full version. …

To a Louse  
This poem is by Rabbie Burns and is one of my favourites by the Scottish bard. Watch out in the last stanza for those well known words 'O wad some …

Cuddle Doon 
by Alexander Anderson The bairnies cuddle doon at nicht Wi muckle faught and din. "Oh try an' sleep, ye waukrife rogues, Your faither's comin' …

Wee BATESY ''Bhaby'' 
When the sky tane yer light a wis left in the dark, An ma fire gets cawlder, its missin yer spark, But a know it still burns, lik your ghost in the air, …

Willie Wastle by Robert Burns 
Willie Waslte dwalt on Tweed, The spot they ca'ad it Linkumdoddie. Willie was a wabster guid Could stown a clue wi onie body. He had a wife was dour …

Granny 
A bright fire glowing in the grate, Scones and cakes piled on a plate, A cheery smile, a warm embrace, Oh how I loved her lovely face. She was there, …

THE KINGDOM OF FIFE © 
It's pleasing to be where you've been, And to see what you've seen, The fields of farmers corn, The cottage in where you were born, Those Lanes with …

The garden 
From tumbleweed to flowers bloomin It certainly took lots of groomin tae turn a garden lost and bare tae somethin where they stop and stare. The wee …

The River Not rated yet
The world is running too fast I swim in the river of things and memories see the pictures which I have to leave I close myself in loneliness locking …

The Flannan Isles Not rated yet
I wrote this in a primary 6 classroom in Tormusk Primary in Castlemilk round 1975 for a class project. The Flannan Isles, off Scotland's coast Just …

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Bennachie Not rated yet
Bennachie My magical, mysterious mountain I gaze in awe At your silhouette on the sunrise A celestial, celebration in the sky Hues …

Behold Glenfinnan - A Legendary Place Not rated yet
Take to the West Highland Railway Twixt Fortwilliam and the port of Mallaig To this village in Lochaber where Dreams were conquered, amount a …

Scotland's Grace  Not rated yet
The image which stands before me No portrait can produce , So beautifully presented , It speaks languages of its own Captures beyond any measure …

Scotlands Fighting Men Not rated yet
Scotland’s Fighting Men I stand on a hill over looking a valley, a rainy windswept Scottish glen, History soaks the very landscape, etched in blood …

Ye Flowers Not rated yet
Version 1: Ye flowers, how can ye bloom sae bonnie? How can ye mak a' the lassies smile? Ye mak someone happy, he's called Ronnie Tho' the length o' …

New Short Syne Not rated yet
Should new acquaintance be remembered On new days o' life? Should new acquaintance be remembered But definetly not wi' a knife? Chorus: For new …

It'll Aye Be Hame Tae Me Not rated yet
THE WIND IT BLAW'S,AN' THE RAIN SURE FAW'S O'ER THIS COUNTRY O' OORS I WIDNA CHEINGE IT FOR ONIETHING ALTHO IT HAS A FEW FLAWS BUT SEEIN' THE VIEWS …

Dear old Scotland Not rated yet
From the sweet Scottish rain a river wends its way, From the hills up above to a low lying bay, You can stand there and watch the passing of the day, …

The Terrace of The Bell Rock Tavern Not rated yet
Had a great day In Dundee o'er The Tay This man named Bennett Went a travelling that way To Dundee o'er The Tay And don't she look fine? Every …

THE ACCORDIONIST Not rated yet
WITH BUTTONS AND STRAPS AND BLACK AND WHITE KEYS HE SITS HIS ACCORDION UPON HIS KNEES WITH A TAP OF HIS FOOT,AND A CHEERY WE WOO! …

Nessie and the Haggis Not rated yet
Eddie Anderson It comes oot ae the water, that big Loch Ness Monster, Looking for haggis nae doot... At first aw is quiet, and then there's a riot, …

Eileen a’ Cheo Not rated yet
Like mists in the sun ye melt in my eye oft I will dream of thee far far away, heather clad land I’ll return or I’ll die to snowy capped mountains …

wee BATESY "Bhaby" Not rated yet
Intricate feelins an lies that yev shared Have clouded yer vision, yer mind isny there. Ye sliced through the bond that kept worlds aligned, An ye breathed …

The Piper on Iona Not rated yet
The Piper on Iona Below the crest of Manannan the cold gray mist blowing in from the cold, gray sea where earth and air and water meet and kiss …

Nicky Tams Not rated yet
A Pair o' Nicky Tams - Fan I was only ten year auld, I left the pairish schweel. My faither he fee'd me tae the Mains tae chaw his milk and meal. …

The Month O' January Not rated yet
In the month o' January Lads run aroon' The cold winter scunners them Dugs pull them tae the groon' Lasies play with their dugs Some greyhoobds …

The Month O' January Not rated yet
In the month o' January Lads run aroon' The cold winter scunners them Dugs pull them tae the groon' Lasies play with their dugs Some greyhoobds …

The Barnyards O' Delgaty Not rated yet
As I cam in by Turra mairket Turra mairket for tae fee I fell in with a wealthy fairmer On the barnyards o' Delgaty Chorus: Lintin addie toorin …

Bonnie George Campbell Not rated yet
Writer: Traditional Hie upon hielands and leigh upon Tay Bonnie George Campbell rade oot on a day Saddled and bridled, sae gallant rade he Hame cam' …

Ma Mither Tung Not rated yet
Peter Whitock - Ma Mither Tung - Awa wi aw yer high-flown speech! Tho framed wi muckle airt, A cannae thole its plishit soonds, …

Rab Comes Hame Not rated yet
Alexander Anderson (The Surface Man) - Rab Comes hame Was that a knock,what can it be I hirple tae the door A burly chiel' is stan'in there I never …

Wauken Up Not rated yet
Alexander Anderson - Wauken Up Will I hae tae speak again Tae they wean's o' mine Echt o'clock an weel I ken The schule gangs in at nine Little …

Free Boots /Author Douglas Barber  Not rated yet
Nowadays, poor children are marked out by receiving free school meals. In former times, second-hand clothes were the give-away. But often the poor kids …

Alba the land of my birth  Not rated yet
Alba, the rock, the sea and the air, where the lassies are beautiful, ye can climb ben's withoot a care, the land that gave me birth one nineteen-ninety-three, …

The Sprit of St. Andrews Not rated yet
The Sprit of St. Andrews The Links of St. Andrews, so broken and forlorn was delivered by Tom, its Savior in 1864. Tom, lured to come home, from …

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A Stalkers Prayer  Not rated yet
For a clear blue sky and open spaces and wild deer running in rugged places For a steady hand and aim that's true and the bonnie heathers purple hue …

The Morra Was On The Way to Pettycur Bay Not rated yet
Love, a laddie, he fell, with his lassie he fell in love in love with his lassie he fell Love her figure, love her face love, a feeling for a person, …

If Ye Wur Mine Not rated yet
If ye wur mine A'd guie tae you my being an ma soul My love for ye wid reach up tae the sky A'd find a way tae mak sure Thit yer life was truly whole …

North East Fife Beach Not rated yet
North East Fife Beach The sand is hard and flat, stucco rippled by the morning tide. Ahead of me stranded in the emptiness of beach are a collection …

In Forest Deep Not rated yet
In forest deep beyond the dream A tree it stauns alane It’s said tae be the only place Whaur true love ye can gain Mony lovers huv adorned this place …

M8 Evening Rush Hour into Glasgow Not rated yet
And inside each of those spots of light in the distance is A person being pulled down On a conveyor belt Into the heart of the city It's the vena …

A TOAST TO RAB Not rated yet
First raise a glass To all our friends An' them as we count dear. Then raise a glass To those we know An' them as we no fear. Next raise a glass …

Kirkcaldy Esplanade January 2011 Not rated yet
Grey gulls on tattered wings, hang suspended like kites above the buttressed sea walls, Railings, black, and as cold as death to the touch,weep tears …

Ma Funeral Pyre. Not rated yet
Ma Funeral Pyre.(wha's nae invited) Auld fowk, their jist there fir the heat, get cornbeef legs, then bugger aff tae Benidorm using their winter heating …

The Tourist Bus Not rated yet
The city streets go whizzing past, and country lanes are just as fast. Look! Highland cows with great big horns! Naked sheep? (They've just been shorn!) …

Ganzoot(s) and Bar the Door Not rated yet
I'm from Australia and as a 13 year old I remember my English teacher including this poem on the curriculum. "Ganzoot (or Ganzoots) and Bar the Door" is …

The last of the Red McGregors Not rated yet
I don't know who the poet is who wrote @The last of the Red McGregors' - but my big pal Robert is trying to find the words to it My e mail is WILTIM2@LIVE.CO.UK …

Ya Tickled Ma Bum. Not rated yet
Ya tickled ma bum, in the clothing store lift, I stepped back from you, and gave you short shrift, Ya tickled ma bum, at the supermarket checkout, …

Dance With Me Once Again © Not rated yet
Make me young Let’s go dancing down memory lane Take my hand Dance with me once again We may say how on earth have we got to where we are today? …

A Wish Ye Not rated yet
A wish ye hope an fortitude Wae peace o mind abound Tae live yer life lost in a love A wish ye fertile ground A wish ye health an happiness Tae …

Lament For A Lost Dinner Ticket Not rated yet
See ma mammy See ma dinner ticket A pitituma Pokit an she pititiny Washnmachine See thou burnty Up wherra firewiz Ma mammy says Am no tellnyagain …

A' Suddent Not rated yet
Yon breist was braw, rawn, yare, a daffsum sperit, a' the daes rinnin' tumbly, yer wirds a-rummie a' the years passin' kind a' yer faice, nae lines, …

Looking for a Poem Not rated yet
I everyone, this lady emailed me looking for a poem. I have never heard of it, but maybe one of the visitors to this site knows it and will kindly add …

Th’ Shores o’ Fife © Not rated yet
Sparkle o’ th’ salty sea, artistically attracting me, Pursuing life there on th’ shores o’ Fife. Land for miles seems endlessly I walk and wander tirelessly, …

Sweet Lady From The Lowland Hill Not rated yet
Sweet lady from the lowland hill Where the western wind does blow My thoughts meander to you still When you set my heart aglow How precious was our …

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