Tag: Best Scottish Poems 2014

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by Kei Miller
an extract / / i. in which the cartographer explains himself / / You might say / my job is not / to lose myself exactly / but to...
by Andrew Sclater
Like tweed like pearls / like fire like wood / like loss like Listen with Mother with me / / Like prayer like water / like a Scots laird’s...
by Chris Powici
i.m. Les Powici / / Britten’s Pond, a July dusk / mayflies hazing the flat, brown water / as the day’s last rooks flowed into the trees / and...
by Seth Crook
It is a union that suggests the essential mystery of the world. / Art for me is not an end in...
by George T. Watt
Div slugs ken thay ar universally reviled? / div thair mithers warn thaim, / kep awa frae the beer / an that it’s nae trui fit...
by Graham Fulton
sitting in The Scotia / after John McGarrigle who- / was-killed-in-The Clutha’s funeral, / wolfing / triangular tuna sandwiches / and listening to someone singing / We Shall Overcome / into a feedback microphone,...
by Judith Taylor
They're peripheral to the story / grotesque beside the beautiful Prince and Princess / or the Snow Queen in her white sleigh / / and even the...
by Diana Hendry
I want an item without associations, / something clean of history, so / it can’t be the dust-pan, at least fifty / years old and tattooed...
by JL Williams
In my father’s old bait and tackle shop / giant fish dangle from hooks near the men / grinning from ear to...
by Tom Pow
‘...that which is absent from maps is as much a proper field / for enquiry as that which is present’ / J. B.
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