Sally Evans

Rookie - 20 Points (1942 / London)

Biography of Sally Evans

Sally Evans poet

Born London, brought up in the north of England.
connections with Kirkby Lonsdale, Durham amd Newcastle.
Has lived in Scotland since 1979, in Callander since 2000.
Widely published poet in books and magazines, editor of Poetry Scotland and diehard poetry books. runs Keep Poems Alive, a wordpress blogzine.
Gardener and beekeeper
all Sally's poems posted here have been previously published in books, magazines, anthologies, webzines or as part of public projects

Sally Evans's Works:

The Grecian Urn. published by BU at Bucharest University, with translations into Romanian. another edition with translations into Spanish.
Poetic Adventures in Scotland:
ebook by Firewater Press on Amazon
paperbook by diehard, pbk £7.00
A Burrell Tapestry (sequence) diehard
The Honey Seller (includes some Stirling Castle poems) Firewater Press
The Great North Road. Poetry Scotland Windfall chapbooks
The Bees, a Fantasy of the Bees and and Elephant Artist in the Highlands, (seven cantos, prologue and epilogue, with nine full page illustrations by Reinhard Behrens) diehard poetry in landscape.
Bewick Walks to Scotland (sequence and poems) Arrowhead Press
Looking for Scotland (poems and sequences) University of Salzburg Press
Millennial (nine cantos) diehard Updates

Shoes From The Sea

Shoes from the rough icy sea
with voices chanting above,
boots of boys and men,
legions of sandals,
children crying and playing,
girls and men by the sea,
anklet and heel, tide-washed
salted uppers, the time
the the took to sweep them

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