Works with a theme of poetry (44)

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  1. Alex Norton

    A Ballad [While prose work and rhymes]

    “While prose-work and rhymes ...”

    A song performed by Alex Norton

  2. John Gordon Sinclair

    A Bard's Epitaph

    “Is there a whim-inspired fool ...”

    A poem written in 1786 and performed by John Gordon Sinclair

  3. Kate Dickie

    A sonnet upon sonnets

    “Fourteen, a sonneteer thy praises sings; ...”

    A poem written in 1788 and performed by Kate Dickie

  4. Alan Cumming

    Epigram on Mr James Gracie

    “Gracie, thou art a man of worth, ...”

    An epigram written in 1795 and performed by Alan Cumming

  5. Ian McDiarmid

    Epistle To Davie, A Brother Poet

    “While winds frae aff Ben-Lomond blaw ...”

    An epistle written in 1785 and performed by Ian McDiarmid

  6. David Rintoul

    Epistle To J. Lapraik

    “While briers an' woodbines budding green ...”

    An epistle written in 1785 and performed by David Rintoul

  7. Bill Paterson

    Epistle To John Goldie, In Kilmarnock

    “O Gowdie , terror o' the whigs ...”

    A poem performed by Bill Paterson

  8. Billy Boyd

    Epistle to Hugh Parker

    “In this strange land, this uncouth clime ...”

    A poem written in 1788 and performed by Billy Boyd

  9. Gerry Carruthers

    Epistle to James Smith

    “Dear Smith, the sleest, pawkie thief ...”

    An epistle written in 1786 and performed by Gerry Carruthers

  10. Stuart McQuarrie

    Epistle to John Ranken

    “O rough, rude, ready-witted Rankine ...”

    An epistle written in 1784 and performed by Stuart McQuarrie

  11. Barbara Rafferty

    Epitaph. Here lies Robert Fergusson, Poet

    “No sculptur'd marble here, nor pompous lay, ...”

    An epitaph written in 1787 and performed by Barbara Rafferty

  12. Cal Macaninch

    Extempore (on The Loyal Natives' Verses)

    “Ye true 'Loyal Natives', attend to my song ...”

    A poem written in 1794 and performed by Cal Macaninch

  13. John Shedden

    Extempore epistle to Mr McAdam of Craigengillan

    “Sir, o'er a gill I gat your card, ...”

    A poem written in 1787 and performed by John Shedden

  14. Tam Dean Burn

    Extempore to Mr Gavin Hamilton

    “To you, sir, this summons I've sent ...”

    A poem written in 1786 and performed by Tam Dean Burn

  15. John Cairney

    Lovely Davies

    “O how shall I, unskilfu', try ...”

    A song written in 1791 and performed by John Cairney

  16. Stella Gonet

    Monody on Maria

    “How cold is that bosom which folly once fired ...”

    A poem written in 1794 and performed by Stella Gonet

  17. Paul Young

    Nature's Law

    “Let other heroes boast their scars ...”

    A poem written in 1786 and performed by Paul Young

  18. Alison Peebles

    Occasional Address, Spoken by Miss Fontenelle, on her benefit night

    “Still anxious to secure a partial favour, ...”

    A poem written in 1793 and performed by Alison Peebles

  19. Richard Wilson

    Ode to Spring

    “When maukin bucks, at early f ...”

    A poem written in 1794 and performed by Richard Wilson

  20. Hannah Gordon

    Poem On Pastoral Poetry

    “Hail, Poesie! thou Nymph reserv'd! ...”

    A poem written in 1791 and performed by Hannah Gordon

  21. Cal Macaninch

    Poem addressed to Mr Mitchell, Collector of Excise, Dumfries

    “Friend o' the Poet, tried and leal ...”

    A poem written in 1795 and performed by Cal Macaninch

  22. Alex Norton

    Reply to Robert Riddell [Robert Burns]

    “Dear Bard ...”

    A poem written in 1789 and performed by Alex Norton

  23. David Rintoul

    Second Epistle To J. Lapraik

    “While new-ca'd kye rowte at the stake ...”

    An epistle written in 1785 and performed by David Rintoul

  24. Ian McDiarmid

    Second Epistle to Davie

    “I'm three times doubly o'er your debtor ...”

    A poem written in 1786 and performed by Ian McDiarmid

  25. Liz Lochhead

    Sketch

    “Hail Poesie! Thou nymph reserv'd! ...”

    A poem written in 1785 and performed by Liz Lochhead

  26. John Cairney

    The Answer, to the Guidwife of Wauchope-House

    “Guidwife, I mind it weel in early date, ...”

    A poem written in 1787 and performed by John Cairney

  27. Multiple Readers

    The Brigs of Ayr

    “The simple Bard, rough at the rustic plough ...”

    A poem written in 1786 and performed by Multiple Readers

  28. Gerry Mulgrew

    The Jolly Beggars : I am a bard of no regard

    “I am a bard of no regard ...”

    A poem written in 1786 and performed by Gerry Mulgrew

  29. Crawford Logan

    The Vision

    “The sun had clos'd the winter day ...”

    A poem written in 1785 and performed by Crawford Logan

  30. Crawford Logan

    The Vision Suppressed

    “With secret throes I marked that earth ...”

    A poem written in 1785 and performed by Crawford Logan

  31. David Rintoul

    Third Epistle To J. Lapraik

    “Guid speed and furder to you, Johnie ...”

    An epistle written in 1785 and performed by David Rintoul

  32. Simon Tait

    To Alexander Findlater

    “Dear Sir ...”

    A poem performed by Simon Tait

  33. Alex Norton

    To Captain Riddell

    “Your News and Review, Sir, I've read through and through, Sir ...”

    A poem written in 1789 and performed by Alex Norton

  34. Stella Gonet

    To Miss Graham of Fintry

    “Here, where the Scotish Muse immortal lives ...”

    A poem written in 1794 and performed by Stella Gonet

  35. Tam Dean Burn

    To Mr E - on his translation of and commentaries on Martial

    “O thou, whom poesy abhors ...”

    A poem written in 1787 and performed by Tam Dean Burn

  36. Cal Macaninch

    To Mr Graham of Fintry, On being appointed to my Excise Division

    “I call no goddess to inspire my strains ...”

    A poem written in 1789 and performed by Cal Macaninch

  37. Dougray Scott

    To Peter Stuart

    “Dear Peter, dear Peter ...”

    A poem written in 1789 and performed by Dougray Scott

  38. John Bett

    To Robert Graham Esq of Fintry Esq with a Request for an Excise Division

    “When Nature her great Masterpiece designed ...”

    A poem written in 1788 and performed by John Bett

  39. Paul Young

    To Robert Graham of Fintry Esq

    “Late crippled of an arm, and now a leg ...”

    An epistle written in 1791 and performed by Paul Young

  40. Barbara Rafferty

    To Symon Gray

    “Symon Gray ...”

    A poem written in 1787 and performed by Barbara Rafferty

  41. Gerry Carruthers

    To W. Simpson, Ochiltree

    “I gat your letter, winsome Willie ...”

    An epistle written in 1785 and performed by Gerry Carruthers

  42. Cal Macaninch

    To a Young Lady, Miss Jessy Lewars

    “Thine be the volumes, Jessy fair ...”

    A poem written in 1796 and performed by Cal Macaninch

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