Month: October 2013

Website of poet Elizabeth Rimmer

Contrasts and Oppositions

Last night I went to a lecture given by Dr Michael Kirwan SJ, which I expected to be about Gerard Manley Hopkins. Certainly it introduced some of Hopkins’ poems, and also the poems of Czeslaw Milosz (which have been on my list of things to look up for ages, but you know how it is)…
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October 16, 2013 0


This photo was taken from Abbey Craig, the place from where Wallace’s army looked down at the English army crossing Stirling Bridge. I was looking south towards our village rather than west. It’s a while since I last posted, and I’m only just getting the hang of this wordpress lark. I’ve begun adding links to…
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October 13, 2013 0

National Poetry Day

The theme is water and today the rain has been both heavy and continuous. So I really had to post this poem! It first appeared in the 3rd issue of Drey two years ago. The Territory of Rain This is the territory of rain. It is king here, more than cold or wind, and all…
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October 3, 2013 0