Tag: Best Scottish Poems 2006

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by Hamish Whyte
I lie awake / listening to the wind. / There are metaphors and / metaphors but none / to put up this longing / for my new love. / The house creaks...
by Alan Spence
that daft dog / chasing the train / then letting it go / / / / dumb bumblebee / bumps the windowpane / again again again...
by Gerard Rochford
I like to wear a band around my wrist, / an amulet of copper, links of bling, / a hippy weave of cotton...
by Robin Robertson
for Don Paterson / / A flight of loose stairs off the street into a high succession / of empty rooms, prolapsed chairs and a...
by James Robertson
Ye're stridin doon the Canongate, brent new / and lookin like ye've never been awa, / were never found curled deid upon the...
by Chloe Morrish
looking in the box / of balsa wood fragments, / you touch broken wings / and white tail, bright torn / scraps, painted numbers. / / you remember...
by Vicki Feaver
He was in Paris for the weekend: / on his own – she was mad / to think otherwise. / / She took the children / on an expedition...
by Carol Ann Duffy
If I was dead, / and my bones adrift / like dropped oars / in the deep, turning earth; / / or drowned, / and my skull...
by Hugh McMillan
It is VE Night, Tobermory. / Cottages blaze and shimmer in the mirror of the bay. / Light is necklaced everywhere, / on the...
by Ciara MacLaverty
Is there anything I shouldn't say? / Just don't tell her / you're a lapsed Catholic, you reply / but when your mother asks / I can't bring...
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