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Famous Straths Poems by Famous Poets

These are examples of famous Straths poems written by some of the greatest and most-well-known modern and classical poets. PoetrySoup is a great educational poetry resource of famous straths poems. These examples illustrate what a famous straths poem looks like and its form, scheme, or style (where appropriate).

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by Burns, Robert
...e,
My heart’s in the Highlands, wherever I go.


Farewell to the mountains, high-cover’d with snow,
Farewell to the straths and green vallies below;
Farewell to the forests and wild-hanging woods,
Farewell to the torrents and loud-pouring floods.
 My heart’s in the Highlands, &c....Read More



by Burns, Robert
...roe,
My heart's in the Highlands wherever I go.

Farewell to the mountains high covered with snow;
Farewell to the straths and green valleys below;
Farewell to the forests and wild-hanging woods;
Farewell to the torrents and loud-pouring floods.

My heart's in the Highlands, my heart is not here;
My heart's in the Highlands a-chasing the deer;
A-chasing the wild-deer, and following the roe,
My heart's in the Highlands wherever I go....Read More

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