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Poem by Robert Burns

To An Artist

DEAR -, Ill gie ye some advice
  Youll tak it no uncivil:
You shouldna paint at angels mair,
  But try and paint the devil.
To paint an angels kittle wark,
  Wi auld Nick theres less danger;
Youll easy draw a weel-kent face,
  But no sae weel a stranger.

                      Robert Burns

Robert Burns's other poems:
  1. Scroggam
  2. Lines Written on a Bank-note
  3. Lines Written at Loudon Manse
  4. To Alex Cunningham, Writer
  5. How Lang And Dreary

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