Who is Robert Burns

Robert Burns (25 January 1759 – 21 July 1796), also known familiarly as Rabbie Burns, the National Bard, Bard of Ayrshire and the Ploughman Poet and various other names and epithets,[nb 1] 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 his writing is also in English and a light Scots dialect, accessible to an audience beyond Scotland. He also wrote in standard English, and in these writings his political or civil commentary is often at its bluntest.

He is regarded as a pioneer of the Romantic movement, and after his death he became a great source of inspiration to the founders of both liberalism ...
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  • Alfredmunnings: "these words…quoted by robert burns, would cheer the souls of artists who have tried to record their own vision, their way of seeing things." alfred munnings, an artist's life, 1950. read on:
  • Wanjikumugane: kabla uwashe gas kindly check if its leaking. just lost a friend with 75% degree burns at knh!
  • Learnonsense: london became, for a day, a snow sculpture park. snow sitters on benches (with a nod to anthony gormley); snow penguins and squirrels; even a snow robert burns. i love the way that snow makes children and artists of us all. it is a tangible form of wonder.
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Sorrows Of The Moon
 by Charles Baudelaire

Tonight the moon dreams in a deeper languidness,
And, like a beauty on her cushions, lies at rest;
While drifting off to sleep, a tentative caress
Seeks, with a gentle hand, the contour of her breast;

As on a crest above her silken avalanche,
Dying, she yields herself to an unending swoon,
And sees a pallid vision everywhere she-d glance,
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