Tag: Poetry By Heart Scotland post-1914

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by Helena Nelson
What is poetry for? (Maitreyabhandu) / / It's for weddings / and funerals / and reading on the train / and for taking a person out of herself / and bringing...
by Helena Nelson
1. Read modern, current verse / Byron, Blake, Burns in the bin. / Ancients out, Armitage in. / / 2.Subscribe to two or three good quality...
by Kathleen Jamie
For years I wandered hill and moor / Half looking for the road / Winding into fairyland / Where that blacksmith kept a forge / / Who’d heat red...
by Peter Mackay
Nuair a bha mi sa bhun-sgoil / fhuair mi tiona sleamhainn tana / far an cuirinn m’ fhaclan / sgrìobhte air sgoltaidhean pàipeir. / / Chan eil cuimhne agam...
by Samuel Tongue
After Thomas Nagel* / / Circling the heavy church at the end of the street, / they see a cliff-stack above a grey Atlantic, / / an inherited...
by Helena Nelson
This book is not bad. / A number of these poems feature the poet’s dog: George. / The author’s mother recommends this book. / Boris Johnson...
by Hugh McMillan
When St Fillian first came upon the sheep / they stood with their Sumerian heads / and stared him out...
by William Letford
Skint, baw ragged, poackets ful eh ma / fingers, cannae afford tae burn toast an / it’s November. Christmas is close. Av been / away bit...
by Pippa Goldschmidt
Imagine that you are trying to balance on the surface of an expanding balloon.
by Jenni Fagan
They did not like / sunlight on your skin, / / ordered you sit in the shade, / said: you are repellent / / vile, they...
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