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Burns Nicht 2021 by Irene McFarlane

Written by Irene McFarlane, the author of The Nicht Afore Christmas, the poem Burns Nicht 2021 is a humorous piece that celebrates Burns poetry and all of its associated traditions. Featuring many of the colourful characters from Burns poetry, the poem reflects on the unique circumstances we find ourselves in as we look forward to celebrating Burns Night in 2021.

The poem can be downloaded below, and is accompanied by an audio file.

The Nicht Afore Christmas, which features illustrations by Rosemary Cunningham, is available from Tippermuir Books.