The Plaid O Ma Faithers

The Plaid O Ma Faithers

The Plaid O Ma Faithers Tak aboot ye, ma luve, the plaid o ma faithers,Wuiven for rovin’ the muirs an the heather,That sleep aneath stanes in thair cours native oo,For thae deed in time’s airms frae a luve like mine,An tuim’d the tass o luve till thair hairts war...
Ode to the Great Highland Pipes

Ode to the Great Highland Pipes

Ode to the Great Highland Pipes For Bill Horn Send up on wings of blood our fathers’ cry,Though the unhearing dead brook not your sound,And flesh yet binds us to the groaning ground,Release your paeans to the boundless sky, And let your vibratory voices flyBeyond the...
The Last Poet of Ayr

The Last Poet of Ayr

The Last Poet of Ayr Waters of Irvine and Annock, flow with my tears, West to the Firth of Clyde and Arran: Soon, soon, Ayr will be mute and barren. Flow, waters, flow, like the passing of long, lost years.   Gilliland! Singer of moors and the pensive glen, The...
Declaration of Arbroath

Declaration of Arbroath

Scrieve Fae Arbroath by Joseph Charles MacKenzie, Performed by George T. Watt https://mackenzielyricpoetry.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/01/Scrieve-Frae-Arbroath-by-Joseph-Charles-MacKenzie-Read-by-George-T-Watt-Bagpipes.wav Scrieve Fae Arbroath Non enim propter...