Craigieburn Wood

By |2018-11-12T18:27:54+00:00November 12th, 2018|1791, Poem, Robert Burns Poems, Type, Year|

"Sweet closes the ev'ning on Craigieburn Wood, And blythely awaukens the morrow; But the pride o' the springin the Craigieburn Wood Can yield to me nothing but sorrow. Chorus.-Beyond thee, dearie, beyond thee, dearie, And O to be lying beyond thee! O sweetly, soundly, weelmay he sleep That's laid in the bed beyond thee! I [...]

The Banks O’ Doon

By |2018-11-12T18:27:54+00:00November 12th, 2018|1791, Poem, Robert Burns Poems, Type, Year|

"Ye flowery banks o' bonie Doon, How can ye blumesae fair? How can ye chant, ye little birds, And I sae fu'o care! Thou'll break my heart, thou bonie bird, That sings upon the bough! Thou minds me o' the happy days When my fause Luvewas true. Thou'll break my heart, thou bonie bird, That [...]

The Banks O’ Doon

By |2018-11-12T18:27:54+00:00November 12th, 2018|1791, Poem, Robert Burns Poems, Type, Year|

"Ye banks and braes o' bonie Doon, How can ye bloom sae fresh and fair? How can ye chant, ye little birds, And I sae weary fu' o' care! Thou'll break my heart, thou warbling bird, That wantons thro' the flowering thorn: Thou minds me o' departed joys, Departed never to return. AfthaeI rov'd byBonieDoon, [...]

Thou Fair Eliza

By |2018-11-12T18:27:53+00:00November 10th, 2018|1791, Poem, Robert Burns Poems, Type, Year|

Turn again, thou fair Eliza! Ae kind blinkbefore we part; Rue on thy despairing lover, Can'st thou break his faithfu' heart? Turn again, thou fair Eliza! If to love thy heart denies, Oh, in pity hide the sentence Under friendship's kind disguise! Thee, sweet maid, haeI offended? My offence is loving thee; Can'st thou wreck [...]

Thou Gloomy December

By |2018-11-12T18:27:53+00:00November 10th, 2018|1791, Poem, Robert Burns Poems, Type, Year|

Ance mair I hail thee, thou gloomy December! AncemairI hail thee wi' sorrow and care; Sad was the parting thou makes me remember- Parting wi' Nancy, oh, ne'er to meet mair! Fond lovers' parting is sweet, painful pleasure, Hope beaming mild on the soft parting hour; Butthe dire feeling, O farewell for ever! Is anguish [...]

Ye Jacobites By Name

By |2018-11-12T18:27:54+00:00November 10th, 2018|1791, Poem, Robert Burns Poems, Type, Year|

Ye Jacobites by name, give an ear, give an ear, Ye Jacobites by name, give anear, Ye Jacobites by name, Your fautes I will proclaim, Your doctrines I maunblame, you shall hear. What is Right, and What is Wrang, by the law, by the law? What is Right and what is Wrangbythe law? What is [...]

You’re Welcome, Willie Stewart

By |2018-11-12T18:27:54+00:00November 10th, 2018|1791, Poem, Robert Burns Poems, Type, Year|

Chorus.-You're welcome, Willie Stewart, You're welcome, Willie Stewart, There's ne'er a flower that blooms in May, That's half saewelcome's thou art! Come, bumpers high, express your joy, The bowl we maunrenew it, The tappet hen, gaebring her ben, To welcome Willie Stewart, You're welcome, Willie Stewart, &c. May foes be strang, and friends be slack [...]

The Gallant Weaver

By |2018-11-12T18:27:52+00:00November 10th, 2018|1791, Poem, Robert Burns Poems, Type, Year|

Where Cart rins rowin' to the sea, Bymony a flower and spreading tree, There lives a lad, the lad for me, He is a gallant Weaver. O, I had wooers aughtornine, They gied me rings and ribbons fine; And I was fear'd my heart wadtine, And I giedit to the Weaver. My daddie sign'd my [...]