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Awa the Messages (for National Poetry Day 2016)

I was prompted to post this piece for National Poetry Day by a comment made on Facebook by the poet Mandy Maxwell, who pointed out that the theme for this year’s NPD has a double meaning for a Scottish (or … Continue reading

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Three notes: 1, on metaphor

(I have three notes I’d like to post as a way of clearing decks before the year gets any further. Each of them requires further elaboration which in turn requires me being able or willing to get into my office, … Continue reading

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