Tag: Best Scottish Poems 2012

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by William Bonar
1. Visiting Winter / / a wee bit frosting / by night / buys a wheen o / sun block / Naw, ye’ll no see me / back north / he hoasts / cauld n beery / / 2. Scrap / / Metal,...
by Sheenagh Pugh
Across the bay, they’re building a house / with a glass wall, panes all the way up / / into the gable, windows that wrap / around...
by William Letford
The stonemason sade it’s aw in yur heed / Yur eyes ur like windeez an yur brain’s gon naywhere / Build yurself a palace / / The...
by Vicki Feaver
The witches knew the truth – / smelling my wickedness / with huge hooked noses.
by Roddy Lumsden
Betwixt of January, / the year’s scantest trawl. The sharking ghost of Anne Boleyn / / would raise a shrug. But my ghost would void...
by Robin Robertson
after Nonnus / / I / / Her only home was here in this forest, among the high rocks, / sending her long arrows in flight through...
by Richie McCaffery
My mother was mad as mercury, / mad as a silken Disraeli stovepipe hat / hiding a gypsum-white rabbit. / / She once told me – the...
by Richard Price
Measure out, administer. / / Katie’s half dribbling, half tiny-bubbling. / She’s laughing (gentle). She’s not swallowing this, tells it / in a viscous mumble, bright red...
by Pippa Little
This was the year before the year / that collapsed on us, a roof brought down by snow. / The year of riding through...
by Maggie Rabatski
And this was known as the milk room, / the coldest room in the cool house. / There, on a paint-stained table, / Jugs and bowls...
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