Burns Grace at Kirkcudbright


Some have meat and cannot eat, Some can not eat that want it: But we have meat and we can eat, Sae let the Lord be thankit.

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Annette Crosbie

About this work

This is a poem by Robert Burns. It was written in 1787 and is read here by Annette Crosbie.

More about this poem

'Burns Grace at Kirkcudbright' does not exist in Robert Burns's holograph, although it is widely attributed to the poet.

This short verse is extremely well known and a common feature of Burns suppers.

Pauline Mackay

Themes for this poem

food religion

Locations for this poem

Kirkcudbright

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