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Top Ten Poems of the Year

The rankings are calculated according to the percentage share of the votes awarded by our readers.

4 poems have an equal 9th share of the vote for this year.



If you would like to read any of the poems in the top ten - here are their links.

  1. A Word About The SAS
  2. I wish I was a Chocolate Bar
  3. Meh Granny
  4. Across The Miles
  5. Ode to William Wallace
  6. 23rd Psalm in Scots
  7. A Friend I Will Be
  8. The Memoirs Of A Scotsman With Alzheimer's
  9. Equal
    Oh! Beautiful Fishy
    Dreams of Childhood in Kelty
    Bah! Bah! Bad Sheep!
    A Scotsman's Luck

Who are the Scots?

Rev. Alexander Forsyth (1769 - 1848) Inventor of the percussion cap. Fond of game shooting, he realised the major problem with the flint-lock gun was its unreliability in damp conditions. The percussion cap ignited an enclosed charge when struck by a hammer. This was later developed into the modern bullet.

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