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Poem for Battle of Bannockburn Monument Chosen December 12, 2012: From the BBC: A poem is to be inscribed on woodwork at the Battle of Bannockburn monument commemorating the historical event. Scottish poet Kathleen Jamie's work was one of ten poems commissioned by Historic Scotland and the National Trust for Scotland. It is to be displayed on the timber ring beam which crowns the rotunda at the [...] by

Scotland’s new poet laureate still unnamed, undefined January 4, 2011: The Guardian reports on Scotland's difficulties in naming its new poet laureate nearly three months after the death of Edwin Morgan. Morgan was the first ever poet laureate of Scotland and while he was appointed with no debate because he was considered to "be the obvious choice amongst all those who would've expressed an opinion at the time," the [...] by