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VIDEO: Happy birthday Robert Burns!

Poet and activist Robert Burns was born 256 years ago today. Here’s one of my favorite of his poems, set to music by the fab band Old Blind Dogs.

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The poems and songs of Robert Burns

I am now quite obsessed with Robert Burns. The other day I spent my lunch break sitting in a cemetery in Ravena, NY, reading aloud from A Night Out with Robert Burns: The Greatest Poems in a Scottish accent. (Well, … Continue reading

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POEM: Robby Burns’s Hat

Here’s my contribution to the memory of Monday. For more, read Dan Wilcox’s Birthday Poem, 2009 and his write-up of the event. Robby Burns’s Hat Crusty snow beneath our boots as we watch a limber young poet scamper atop the … Continue reading

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