On 16th July 1439 kissing was banned in England to stop the spread of the Black Death
Poetry Corner:Wee Magic Stane
On 8th July 1296 at Montrose John Balliol resigned his throne to Edward I.
Poetry Corner:Scots Wha Hae
The Battle Of Bannockburn.
Scots Wha Hae by Robert Burns.
Poetry Corner The Statues. Monuments
Two very differing poems about Statues/Monuments
A poem by Langston Hughes about Democracy.
Poetry Corner:Piano Man
On this day the 27th May in 1796 James S McLean patented his piano I hope he’d approve of this song.
Poetry Corner Put On The Shoe
A poem to celebrate that on this day in 1310 shoes were created to fit both left and right feet.
Poetry Corner The Flower
We had heavy snow in Orkney yesterday, it neither lasted nor lay, but it was unusual enough for me to think of this poem. The Flower
Poetry Corner My Father was a Farmer
My Father was a Farmer by Robert Burns, used today to commemorate the creation of the first steel plough by……..
Poetry Corner We Wear The Mask
We Wear The Mask a poem by Paul Laurence Dunbar.