Monthly Archives: August 2012

Stravaig – call for submissions

Stravaig, the on-line journal of the Scottish Centre for Geopoetics, is looking for submissions for our second edition. We are looking for poems, essays and artwork on the theme of Coast to Coast. Please consult the Centre’s website for the kind of work we are looking for. Submissions should be sent to by 30th… Read More »


The Fall of Feathers August in Scotland, and the air is fullof thistledown and feathers. gull feathers white on the fields,the young starling’s downy beige among the seedheads, gold and scarlet flashof finches at their autumn feast. A sparrow hits the window.Three grey feathers spiral to earth. A sparrowhawk catches a pigeon,leaves a whirl of… Read More »