Month: June 2017

Website of poet Elizabeth Rimmer

Expressing the Earth – the Highlights

This is the river running through Kilmartin Glen, which we visited during the Expressing the Earth conference at the weekend. I am hoping to have some longer, more considered posts drawing out some of the themes of the experience, but this will have to wait until I’ve collected my thoughts – it was a very…
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June 26, 2017 0

Still Standing

For London, for Manchester, for Kabul, for Syria, for Yemen, for all the places where people have been hurt. Stand in the Light Stand in the light. Allow the wild things to creep out of the shadows. Welcome them all, the wet bedraggled things, the ones all spit and claws, the one who weeps and…
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June 4, 2017 0

Black Cart, by Jim Carruth

Black Cart, by Jim Carruth, published by Freight Books 2017 Jim Carruth describes this as ‘a love poem to a rural community in Scotland. He comes from a farming family in Ayrshire, and this collection is a mixture of description, memory and elegy for a way of life that is changing and quite probably dying…
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June 3, 2017 1