Month: June 2012

Website of poet Elizabeth Rimmer

The Missing Link

Patrick Geddes is a name that comes up often in the random hotch-potch of places I go – the Scottish Poetry Library, (he’s the source of the logo “by leaves we live” geo-poetics, permaculture, education, ecology, philosphy, culture – he’s had his hands in them all. For a long time I thought I should find…
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June 20, 2012 0

The garden in June

Everything grew tall and lush while we were away, and the flowery places have filled up with colour. The first roses are coming through, and the yard beside the house is full of scent from these albas, and the white sweet rocket that is in behind them. In the greenhouse, it doesn’t seem to have…
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June 13, 2012 0

The Week We Went to Orkney

Last week was all about stones. Nest spaces, cairns, brochs, walls, scree, cliffs, standing stones, hearth places, earth houses, burial chambers. And birds, including arctic skuas, which I’d never seen before, and several daylight owls. It was cold and wet and sometimes windy. There will be many stone poems.

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