Henry Gough-Cooper

Henry Gough-Cooper is a writer and musician. Born in 1950, he has lived and worked in Dumfriesshire since 1971. He has published on archaeology, hagiology and the Welsh Latin chronicles, and his work includes a Calendar of Saints in verse, and a verse translation of the Analects of Confucius.

Events

A Lover’s Complaint »

A series of visual haiku from Robin Gillanders

Thu 2 March - Sun 5 March | 10:00 - 17:00 | FREE | The Town Hall, Queens Gardens, FCA&C, Town Hall Foyer

Meet the Artist »

Meet Robin Gillanders and Henry Gough-Cooper, the artist and poet behind A Lover’s Complaint

Fri 3 March | 12:30 - 13:00 | FREE | The Town Hall, Queens Gardens, FCA&C, Town Hall Foyer

Poem

Verses for Burns' Night
Lines on an old lithograph found in an attic

They stand all amaz'd,
Poet, plough-horse and doggie,
As the Muse descends;
In prospect, a ruined tow'r;
His Muse, a plump young widow.

 

Henry Gough-Cooper