• 23 September 2014

    ONE of two poems by A P Herbert featured in A Village Remembers by Strathblane First World War Project.

  • 22 September 2014

    Another sample from Prodigal, the latest collection from Glasgow's new poet laureate Jim Carruth (Mariscat, £6).

  • 20 September 2014

    Jim Carruth, Glasgow's new poet laureate, comes from a dairy-farming background in Renfrewshire.

  • 19 September 2014

    Peter Davidson wrote these words for setting to music, but they stand perfectly well on their own as an evocation of late summer in the north.

  • 16 September 2014

    AS succinct as it is masterly, Robert Frost's tiny poem encompasses both the apocalyptic and the personal.

  • 15 September 2014

    JOHN Keats emulated his older contemporary Wordsworth by visiting Scotland (and writing with pleasure about the experience).

  • 13 September 2014

    THIS is the season for bees, wasps - and according to New Englander Robert Frost - cows becoming tipsy on fermented fruit!

  • 12 September 2014

    NO-ONE caught the transitional season more perfectly than Keats in his celebrated ode, written in September 1819 but as fresh as if newly minted.