Tag: ships & boats

by Tom Buchan
/ I marched along the cliff / looking for insights to clear my thick head / and saw a submarine surfacing down in the Firth / / rising / shaking...
by Ian Hamilton Finlay
My hull is leaking like a sieve, / The paint is flaking off my hatches, / My heart’s not worn upon my sleeve / (But on...
by John Peterson
Doo minds dee, whan da wind stöd wast, / I’d lay twa linns, and rin dee doon, / An tak a stane, an step...
by William Hutcheson
Week after week I watched the darlings growing / Like two strange children in an orphan home, / Aft from the thrust block to...
by William Montgomerie
All this second night / the wind drops slates into gardens / bends steel radio masts at the chimney / smashes their teeth on...
by Ian Hamilton Finlay
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by Rudyard Kipling
Lord, Thou hast made this world below the shadow of a dream, / An', taught by time, I tak' it so...
by Robert Louis Stevenson
Dark brown is the river, / Golden is the sand. / It flows along for ever, / With...
by George Campbell Hay
She’s a solan, she’s a tramper, she’s a sea-shaker, / she’s a hawk, she’s a hammer, she’s a big-sea-breaker, / she’s a falcon, she’s...
by Miriam Gamble
She is out there somewhere, / creaking in the swell / of the green lough water, / oozing sugar / and black-market nicotine / into the river's vein. / / She stirs herself...
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