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by Ruthven Todd
for my son / / O my heart is the unlucky heir of the ages / And my body is unwillingly the secret agent / Of my...
by Ken Morrice
Time alone separates the dull red / granite of these cliffs and the red / clay in the kirkyard yonder. / As I stand...
by John O'Donohue
For Josie, my mother / / On the day when / the weight deadens / on your shoulders / and you stumble, / may the clay dance / to balance you. / / And when your...
by Arthur Cochrane
We sat together in silence. / The lost look in your eyes. / Once they were like eternal stars. / / You were full of joy and...
by Lesley Glaister
We nearly missed her. / This little storm of life, / could have blown by / before we weathered her. / But here she is: sturdy, / definite, pointing her...
by Màrtainn Mac an t-Saoir
’S ann ri ur seanair Dòmhnall Buachaille / a bha sibh a’ bruidhinn a-raoir / thuirt sibh rium. / / Ann an aisling no an soillearachadh seòmair...
by Anna Crowe
x / / On one face, the cistern built by the Turks, / now holding only dust and darkness / below its stone vault, where Monemvasía’s / / rocky...
by Liz Lochhead
There is no need they say / but the needles still move / their rhythms in the working of your hands / as easily / as if your...
by Liz Lochhead
is peopled with many surfaces. / Ormolu and gilt, slipper satin, / lush velvet couches, / cushions so stiff you can't sink in. / Tables polished clear enough...
by Jackie Kay
The orchids my mother gave me when we first met / are still alive, twelve days later. Although / / some of the buds remain...
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