Tag Archives: anthology

The Nation’s Favourite Poems Book I (forward by Griff Rhys Jones)

The Nation’s Favourite Poems Book I was the surprise choice for our book group recently.  Some of the group were cross because they felt poetry was not a suitable choice for the group.  However, I enjoyed the book.  It contains an eclectic collection of poems.  It resulted from a nationwide poll to discover Britain’s favourite poem. If… …

Rate this:

Continue reading

From A to B by Gerry McGrath

I know Gerry McGrath personally.  He lives in the village but grew up in Helensburgh, Scotland.  He graduated from Strathclyde University, Glasgow and taught for some years.  More recently, he moved to the south west of the country to concentrate on his poetry.  He is a stimulating poet. Gerry McGrath is also a poet concerned …

Rate this:

Continue reading

Holding poems by Maggie Rabatski

Maggie Rabatski is a truly gifted poet.  She has been nominated for the Scottish Mortgage Investment Trust 2011 Book Awards for her first anthology ‘Down from the Dance’ (“an Deidh an Dannsa”).  There are many elements that go to make Maggie’s rich and diverse poetry.  She hales from the Isle of Harris in the Outer Hebrides of …

Rate this:

Continue reading