Theme: Tributes and Toasts
Burns is universally noted as the national poet of Scotland.
best known for his poems and songs written with a heavy Scot
dialect. If this website broadened its scope to include
poetry involving all
“adult beverages”, this Scottish bard would indeed have a strong
also collected the folk songs of his native land, often revising them
to create his own adaptations. Such is the case with his most
well-known song, "Auld Lang Syne" – a popular anthem for
greeting the New Year throughout the English-speaking world.
- S. H. Bass
more Robert Burns
to Clarida, with Drinking Glasses
Robert Burns (1759-1796), Scottish
me with the rosy wine,
a toast, a toast divine:
me Poet’s darling flame,
Jessie be her name;
thou mayest freely boast,
hast given a peerless toast.
Robert Burns at Amazon
Burns: Poems (Everyman's Library Pocket Poets)