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Poems by Maya Angelou

It was my friend Maureen who introduced me to Maya Angelou’s poetry when she gave me a copy of her book, Poems, some years ago. I am surprised to see that I have not yet reviewed the book, because it is one of my constant companions.  Maya Angelou was an American poet, memoirist, and civil …

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Love a poem by guest author Alison Beaumont

Hi Val, thank you for inviting me as a guest author on you site. I thought this little poem might be suitable for your blog.  We think of love as a feeling that we experience, but I see it as the energy that created and goes on creating this world we live in – when …

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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 …

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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 …

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