Who is he?Edwin George Morgan (1920 – 2010) was a Scottish poet and translator who was associated with the Scottish Renaissance. He is widely recognised as one of the foremost Scottish poets of the 20th century. As a child he was not surrounded by books, nor did he have any literary acquaintances. Schoolmates labelled him a swot.
Ghostly workers sleep below
They hear no rain or heel and toe
Think of them where the forges glow