” Kevin was a monk, who went to Glendalough to get some peace and quiet in which to be a holy person.”
The start of the New Year can be a time for reflection, here is poem which I thought was appropriate.
On this day in history the first British Open (Golf) “The Open” was played in Scotland. This poem is a must for golf lovers.
Poetry Corner:O Flower of Scotland
On this day 12th August 1990 Roy Williamson, the Scottish folk musician and songwriter, died.
Poetry Corner: “Spellsongs”
“The spell-songs ring/The voices sing/Instruments join the chorus.”
This week is Loneliness Awareness week which runs from 18th to 22nd June. Here is perhaps one of the most famous poems to mark it.
On this day 1431 Joan of Arc or The Maid of Orleans was burned at the stake, here is a poem written in her memory.
On this day in 1934 the authorities caught up with and killed Bonnie & Clyde, here is a poem Bonnie Parker wrote shortly before her death.
Poetry Corner:Heather Ale
On this day 20th of May 685 the battle of Nechtansmere, in present-day Angus, was fought.
Poetry Corner: Democracy
Today shall find Professor Clara Ponsati attending Edinburgh Sheriff Court after handing herself into Scottish Police