Tag: Best Scottish Poems 2011

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by Kathleen Jamie
Full March moon and gale-force easters, the pair of them / sucking and shoving the river / back into its closet in the hills...
by Andy Jackson
Chiennage, a literal response, is cast aside, / its laziness the thin end of the wedge, reminder / that the Anglophones are twenty miles...
by Jen Hadfield
You want to look on the lea-side / in winter, the swamp thickening / like the uterine wall, / popping its puffballs / and creaming its butterwort, / folding in...
by Andrew Greig
In the hours between Stingray and the evening meal, / when the strings of family, place and history / working...
by Andrew F. Giles
Brooke, R., 1914 & Other Poems (Complete Press, / 28th impression, 1920). Restrained, a story of memory, / navy-bound with a firmament of stains,...
by Niall Campbell
A nocturnal bird, say a nightjar, / cocking its head in the silence / of a few deflowering trees, / witnesses more than we do / the parallels. / ...
by Gerry Cambridge
He has gone down into darkness at the wrecked end of the year / And is lying, gaberlunzie, in the needled nest...
by John Burnside
I only watch reruns now, / or films about geese, / / and yet I’m waiting for the miracle / I used to find in early black...
by Tom Bryan
Like Loppy, our local river tramp / his cedar shack festooned with gar jaws, / snapping turtle shells. Wood-burning / stove, nurturing stew and tar...
by D. M. Black
Ein Bild des Glaubens ist das schöne Weib: / Sie ist ein ja, und sie ist grenzenlos. / ...
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