Thursday, February 11, 2016

Robert Burns (1759 - 1796) 'To A Mouse'

Robert Burns by Iain McIntosh © Scottish Poetry Library

Scottish Poetry Library : If ever a poet understood the character of his nation, he was Robert Burns. The language he was most fluent in wasn’t so much Scots or English – it was the language of the heart. All too human in his personal life, he carried that humanity over onto the page. Nothing was too small or too large to escape his notice, from a mouse in the mud to God in his heavens. A poet for all seasons, Burns speaks to all, soul to

Robert Burns 'To A Mouse'

Peigi McCann-


'To A Mouse', Lyrics: On Turning Her Up in Her Nest with the Plough, November, 1785.

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