poets of Dumfriesshire

by Frank Miller

Publisher: J. Maclehose and sons in Glasgow

Written in English
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  • English poetry -- Scottish authors,
  • Poets, Scottish,
  • Dumfriesshire (Scotland)

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Statementby Frank Miller.
The Physical Object
Paginationvi p., 2 L., 342 p., 1 L.
Number of Pages342
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22890081M
LC Control Numbera 11002067

A vivid, powerful anthology of poems by and for young women, giving voice to a new generation of international poets, with themes of feminism, empowerment, resilience, confidence, and integrity. SMEAR: Poems For Girls presents a curated, all-female lineup of poets from different countries and addresses issues of trauma, survivorship. The Dumfries Volunteers. Tune--"_Push about the jorum._" [This national song was composed in April, The poet had been at a public meeting, where he was less joyous than usual: as something had been expected from him, he made these verses, when he went home, and sent them, with his compliments, to Mr. Jackson, editor of the Dumfries Journal. Staying Alive is an international anthology of life-affirming poems fired by belief in the human and the spiritual at a time when much in the world feels unreal, inhuman and hollow. These are poems of great personal force connecting our aspirations with our humanity, helping us stay alive to the world and stay true to ourselves.   Claire Askew is a poet and writer who lives in Edinburgh. She was awarded a Scottish Book Trust New Writers Award in Her debut poetry collection, This changes things, is published by Bloodaxe Books. You can buy a copy of the collection from for £ plus P&: Scotland Now.

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Hi Poets Girl I was most interested to see that your grandfather was William Jardine, eldest son of Joseph Jardine of Croftheads Farm and later of Ednam Street, Annan. William Jardine was my grandfather too. That, of course means that we are first cousins. His wife Julia had a number of children by him, the youngest of whom is my mother. In the late s, he moved to Dumfriesshire where he has lived ever since, working as a teacher in learning support and special educational needs. Lipton's poems have been published in magazines and anthologies, and collected in seven book and three pamphlet publications (see bibliography below). Some of his work has appeared in Romanian editions. See posts, photos and more on Facebook. Dumfriesshire in the Great War Book Review Dumfriesshire in the Great War, part of the Your Towns and Cities in the Great War series, by Timothy McCracken, provides a fascinating insight into the impact of the First World War upon the civilian population and how they too played their part. This is not just within Scotland, but the impact world-wide. For example, we learn about the Belgian.

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A sketch of Dumfriesshire poetry, ancient and modern, with biographical notices of the different poets, and illustrative selections from their writings."--Introductory note. Description: vi pages, 2 leaves, pages, 1 leaf 24 cm. This banner text can have markup.

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Glasgow, J. Maclehose and Sons, (DLC)a (OCoLC) Other Poets, then bring us to those two genuine Dumfriesshire singers, Charles Kirkpatrick Sharpe, author of ' Lord Herries, his Complaint,' and John Mayne, author of cThe Siller Gun.' In the poets of Dumfriesshire book of Ballantyne Fergusson, a Gretna farmer, who died inaged seventy-one, Mr.

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The Poets of Dumfriesshire By Frank Miller (Hardcover) Collection of Scottish poetry. Publ. James Maclehose and Sons H/B, Green cloth board covers. pp (untrimmed). 8vo up to 9½" tall. Used book. Some shelf wear, sunning to spine, foxing & age toning else good copy; £ Robert Burns (25 January – 21 July ), also known familiarly as Rabbie Burns, the National Bard, Bard of Ayrshire and the Ploughman Poet and various other names and epithets, was a Scottish poet and lyricist.

He is widely regarded as the national poet of Scotland and is celebrated worldwide. He is the best known of the poets who have written in the Scots language, although much of Literary movement: Romanticism.

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The poems: “are often left up long after the event and attract punters to. Her awards include a British Council Darwin Now research award and First Prize in the National Poetry Competition in for her poem 'Icicles Round a Tree in Dumfriesshire'.

She is Professor of Poetry at King’s College London, Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature and Council Member for the Zoological Society of London.

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