Tag: SQA National 5 texts

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by Carol Ann Duffy
In his dark room he is finally alone / with spools of suffering set out in ordered rows. / The only light is red...
by Carol Ann Duffy
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by Carol Ann Duffy
It was late September. I’d just poured a glass of wine, begun / to unwind, while the vegetables cooked. The kitchen / filled with...
by Carol Ann Duffy
We came from our own country in a red room / which fell through the fields, our mother singing / our father’s name to...
by Carol Ann Duffy
Not a red rose or a satin heart. / / I give you an onion. / It is a moon wrapped in brown paper. / It promises...
by Carol Ann Duffy
Beloved sweetheart bastard. Not a day since then / I haven’t wished him dead. Prayed for it / so hard I’ve dark green pebbles...
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...
by Jackie Kay
I did not promise / to stay with you till death do us part, or / anything like that, / so part I must, and...
by Jackie Kay
She is that guid tae me so she is / an Am a burden tae her, I know Am ur. / Stuck here in...
by Jackie Kay
Gap Year / (for Mateo) / / I / I remember your Moses basket before you were born. / I’d stare at the fleecy white sheet for days, weeks, / willing...
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