Tag: Best Scottish Poems 2015

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by William Hershaw
They are fermin the fower winds: / Five grey- stemmed daffodils / on the hill abuin Eynhallow / that whirlmagig air intil pouer. / / Aa Simmerdim on Flotta...
by William Bonar
chats in squirrel are limited / to a sort of Roman salute / foreleg extended then folded / open paw on breast as if to say / Look...
by Stuart A. Paterson
That sound outside, near Sandyhills bridge, / along Barnhourie Burn, a high wild wailing / winding down to a long low growl of echo, / has...
by Stewart Sanderson
A paper lantern on a balcony / in one of those old Edo evenings you / have read about, perhaps. Kabuki, tea / and blossom, wavering:...
by Sheena Blackhall
Field of the land producing thatch / Shieling of grinding wheat / Burn beside the dun coloured dell / Burn of the mournful bleat / / Burn of the...
by Ryan Van Winkle
Door, I have knocked, pushed, / licked and, for a year, stroked / your veins smooth as varnish. / My knuckles are hard, black beetles. / We...
by Russell Jones
What a disappointment. Nothing like the movies, / nothing like the mind. A mass of muscles writhing, / an awkward hand on a tightened...
by Ron Butlin
Tarred roads, metal cattle-grids and wheel tracks mesh / so tightly no land can escape. Tractor ruts / cut deep into the grass to...
by Peter Mackay
Bhithinn nam dhotair, bheirinn leigheas ’son do phian, / bhithinn nam thidsear, chuirinn faclan air do mhiann, / bhithinn nam bhràthair athair piuthar màthair...
by Lindsay Macgregor
A dyke like her who’s been around the block / a bit has heard it all before. Volcano, somewhere / near the Tropics, unexpectedly...
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