A Scotch Night [poem by Will Ogilvie]

[Editor: This poem by Will Ogilvie was published in The Bulletin Reciter, 1901.] A Scotch Night. If you chance to strike a gathering of half-a-dozen friends When the drink is Highland whusky or some chosen Border blends, And the room is full of speirin’ and the gruppin’ of brown han’s, And the talk is all […]

How We Won the Ribbon [poem by Will Ogilvie]

[Editor: This poem by Will Ogilvie was published in The Bulletin Reciter, 1901.] How We Won the Ribbon. Come and look around my office — Floors are littered, walls are hung With the treasures and the trophies Of the days when I was young ; Rusty spur and snaffle idle, Polo-stick and gun and bridle, […]

Off the Grass [poem by Will Ogilvie]

[Editor: This poem by Will Ogilvie was published in The Bulletin Reciter, 1901.] Off the Grass. They were boasting on the Greenhide of their nags of fancy breed, And stuffing them with bran and oats to run in Gumleaf Town ; But we had n’t got a racehorse that was worth a dish of feed, […]