Tag: Best Scottish Poems 2011

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by Dawn Wood
Happy is the man who knows that little is more than enough. / He is deaf to the hindrance of plenty. / He herds,...
by JL Williams
He thought of so many ways to make this / (veined wing, weightless thing), / walked in nothingness dreaming. / / Gathered and tossed stars like coins...
by Charlotte Runcie
I watch the city shrug its clothes back on. / An appaloosa spatter gathers scent / that hits the brain the way it hits...
by Alasdair Paterson
The soldier boys know nothing / of the world but how to end it.
by Rob A. Mackenzie
Let’s do something you’ll never tell / your friends about, my convenient wife. / Read me theology until holiness runs / deeper than my sackcloth and...
by Pippa Little
I don’t remember the Beanley orra-man, / his boots down the lonnen black as a wet day, his caravan / under a butchered elm’s...
by Dorothy Lawrenson
This far north, the harvest happens late. / Rooks go clattering over the sycamores / whose shadows yawn after them, down to the river. / Uncut...
by David Kinloch
i.m. Anne Redpath / / When I pause (I always do) the place / is placid – no reason to pause – its blandness / a principle...
by Jackie Kay
How strange the way old lovers move into the present, / tense, and catch you off guard; you tell me / when you were...
by Brian Johnstone
They range amongst the upper limbs / like primates encumbered with care, / / find parts of trees we’d recognise / as human gestures on the level, / / pass...
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