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Shetland & other poems

Alex Cluness

Shetland & other poems

by Alex Cluness

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Published by Shetland Times Ltd. in Lerwick .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Other titlesShetland and other poems.
StatementAlex Cluness.
ContributionsShetland Times Ltd.
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 64 p. ;
Number of Pages64
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18700463M
ISBN 101898852863
OCLC/WorldCa51482162

The Shetland Times Bookshop, Lerwick, United Kingdom. K likes. An independent bookshop, that also has an extensive range of hand picked gifts, cards and children's toys/5(11). Catherine Greenwood’s poetry has been widely published in journals and anthologies; her first book, The Pearl King and Other Poems (Brick Books, ), was a Kiriyama Prize notable book. She works for British Columbia’s Ministry of Justice in Victoria, where she lives with her husband, the writer Steve Noyes.

Foundation, Shetland Arts and the Shetland Library. Jen Hadfield, accomplished poet and author of Almanacs, came to Shetland for a writing residency in 5 and never really left. The library has invested in this special collection but also has a huge amount of other poetry in stock. almost every other Shetland book in print can be found in The Shetland Times Bookshop – This collection of poems by the late Mackenzie Cash (Peter Mackenzie) contains many humorous poems in dialect. Travels in Shetland Charlton, Edward £

COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle .   Three Shetland poems by Sheenagh Pugh. May 4, Jordan Ogg. Quarff Gap. A place named for nothing, a nothing, a space in a spine of hills, a great scoop of sky in a green spoon, a doorway from east to west. A place with a past before history started. Think the river back, the giant whose bed you stand in. It would run.


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Poetry. Shetland has a long tradition of dialect poetry of all kinds. The poems here are a mixture of well known classics and more recent work.

They have been sub-divided into sections according to their subject matter. Some poems appear in more than one section. Latest Poetry Additions. The Shetland series is a bestselling, critically-acclaimed series of crime novels by Ann Cleeves, which has also been made into a hit TV series on BBC One starring Douglas Henshall as Detective Inspector Jimmy five of Shetland is now available to buy on DVD.

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Shetland and Other Poems is Alex Cluness's first collection of poetry. Heartfelt, personal and often simplistic, these poems celebrate the writer's enduring connection with his island home and the people who have shaped his life. Ann Cleeves' Shetland Island Mystery series is set in the most northerly community in the UK.

The islands are closer to Norway than to Edinburgh and in their bleak beauty they have much in common with Scandinavia. Her books feature Detective Inspector Jimmy Perez, who grew up in remote Fair Isle, and the mysteries are quiet, intense, and give an.

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INTRODUCTION. In the first substantial collection of poems in the Shetland dialect was compiled by Peter Jamieson and Bertie Deyell, prominent members of the Shetland Poetical Circle, later the Shetland Writers Group. They had sifted old newspapers and defunct magazines as well as the occasional book, and retrieved many gems, now recognised as classics, from.

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Tiny Shetland Pony poem by Lee Fones. Spotted tiny Shetland ponyStanding underneath a frosty treeIt looked rather lonely.

Page5/5. There are more than illustrations in the book, more than three-quarters of them by Rebecca Nason, with contributions by several other well-known Shetland bird photographers.

All of the photography is excellent and the generous format allows it to be properly displayed; this isn’t a pocket book. One of Shetland’s finest poets is someone hardly anyone has heard of. Margaret Chalmers published just one short volume in which disappeared almost without trace until the Writing the North project realised what an interesting poet she is.

By the time she came to publish her poems, her father had died, leaving the family in debt, and her only brother. The Shetland Times Bookshop is a long-established, family-owned bookshop in Lerwick, Shetland.

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Vagaland Vagaland. – T.A. Robertson, 'Vagaland', grew up in Waas. He is probably Shetland’s best-known and best-loved poet. His work appeared regularly in the New Shetlander and other publications local and national. Published: Laeves fae Vagaland (), Mair laeves fae Vagaland (), The Collected poems of Vagaland (, reprinted ).

The Pearl King and Other Poems by Catherine Greenwood. NOOK Book (eBook) $ $ When, in other sections of the book, Catherine Greenwood turns her attention to such matters as the still birth of a calf, teeth, moles, or the Shetland Island stone, she does so with the same care for the exact fit of style, the same sharply-angled Pages: Vagaland (6 March – 30 December ), was a Scottish poet from Shetland.

Biography. Born Thomas Alexander Robertson at Westerwick at the southern tip of the parish of Sandsting, his mother's was the second son of Andrina Johnston and Thomas Robertson of Skeld, a merchant father drowned before his first birthday, and his mother moved with .Favourite Scottish Poems Edited by Stewart Conn “ Scottish Poems” brings together the best and best-loved of Scottish poetry.

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