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Mon 14 October

Wigtown Poetry Prize - the Winners!

(c) Ruairi / Wigtown Book Festival

Last weekend StAnza was at Wigtown Book Festival enjoying various events as well as a wonderful evening at their Poetry Awards at Bladnoch Distillery....

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Can the shape and nature of Scotland be drawn entirely in poetry?

Rose Moon from Portobello Beach, by Sue Bard

Rose Moon from Portobello Beach

Four old women crane their necks

staring at the moon

rising blood-red from the sea

into the setting sun.

 

This is what it does
every fifty years or so at summer solstice.
Last time they were young.

 

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