Loads of ideas and inspiration to get you started writing poetry in any situation.
Useful tips about how to perform a poem.
A checklist to help you organise a poetry competition.
A curated list of hyperlinks to literature and poetry related places.
The Kist / A’Chiste provides a selection of Scots and Gaelic texts carefully chosen to meet the needs of the language work in the 5-14 curriculum and beyond. This anthology contains 160 pages of poetry, prose and drama.
Bu shunntach iad a’ dol thar raoin na strì
Tha ’n sin ’nan laighe sìnt’ an sàmhchair bhuain
Choose from the following activities to build your own Early Level poetry lessons.
Our learning resources for Earthquake, one of the National Poetry Day 2018 poems.
Girl of the red-gold hair, far from you, o love, my aim; girl of the red-gold hair, far from you my sorrow. Tonight on the Sound of Raasay my hand is on the helm, listlessly the wind shakes the sail, my heart is dumb, aching for your music, today and tomorrow indifferent to my expectation. […]
Tha cian nan cian a-nis bho thàinig
gainneamh a Sahàra a Ghlaschu,
is tha creagan Leòdhais tòrr nas sine
na Tursachan Chalanais,
Tha sìol beag san talamh
Ach ciamar a nì e fàs?
Nuair a bhios mi air leabaidh a’ bhàis,
/ b’ fheàrr leam gun rachadh agam air a ràdh
/ gun do chosg a’bheatha gu…