Tag: Poetry By Heart Scotland post-1914

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by Jane McKie
It was one of those last swarms, / a blood-red immolation of ladybirds / so thick / the air appeared pixellated. / / Traffic stopped. / / My mother grasped my hand,...
by Diana Hendry
Here I am talking to you across / all those years ago or none, / catching your voice on the sound / waves or maybe the...
by Valerie Gillies
The trees stand knotting their neckties at the well's mirror, / in the deep dark sound of its water. / A pale young man...
by Claire Askew
I seem to draw them to me. / They come swirling towards me / like tugboats / in the dusk – every tread unsteady. / They set their...
by Lise Sinclair
Burrafirth, Unst circa 1870 / / Whin I wis a buyy, da age at platched / Ida troot-loch, hokkit ida burn / We guid heem weet, hoopful / Fur...
by Lydia Robb
Am I one of the graceless / hordes of Saturday shoppers, / bowing to the God of consumerism, / two for the price of one...
by Robin Robertson
Now the night has fallen, Edinburgh comes alight / as if each building’s shell / has a fire inside that burned. The follies / –...
by Tom Leonard
for Mordechai Vanunu / / not to be complicit / not to accept everyone else is silent it must be alright / / not to keep one’s...
by Andrew Greig
For Catherine and Jamie / / It is big sky and its changes, / the sea all round and the waters within. / It is the way...
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