Tag Archives: Robert Burns

The Power Cut

The Standard Habbie Stanza as used by Robert Burns, among others:   I am in the middle of a Future Learn course on the Scottish bard, and have been intrigued by the structure of eg The Vision.  The Habbie Stanza … Continue reading

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Persona poem for Napowrimo 10

This is a re-post of a poem written last year.  The subject of my persona poem is one of the lovers of  the Scottish Bard, Robert Burns, who died of rheumatic fever in 1796, aged 37:  one of the five women … Continue reading

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Alien world

Another world is the world of dreams where nothing can be quite what it seems, reality smashed to smithereens. Take your head from the sand, wake up and stir the blood in your veins. Now your world will expand. http://djvorreyer.wordpress.com/2011/12/17/poetry-tow-truck-51-aliens-exist/ promptsContinue reading

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