ONE of two poems by A P Herbert featured in A Village Remembers by Strathblane First World War Project.
Another sample from Prodigal, the latest collection from Glasgow's new poet laureate Jim Carruth (Mariscat, £6).
Jim Carruth, Glasgow's new poet laureate, comes from a dairy-farming background in Renfrewshire.
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.
AS succinct as it is masterly, Robert Frost's tiny poem encompasses both the apocalyptic and the personal.
JOHN Keats emulated his older contemporary Wordsworth by visiting Scotland (and writing with pleasure about the experience).
THIS is the season for bees, wasps - and according to New Englander Robert Frost - cows becoming tipsy on fermented fruit!
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.