Sheena Blackhall

Gold Star - 4,773 Points (18/8/1947 / Aberdeen)

Sheena Blackhall Poems

361. There Is Another Xmas 11/16/2013
362. Dragon Rikk & A Kenspeckle Creel (35 Scots Poems) 11/17/2013
363. The Spik O The Lan (46 Scots Poems) 11/20/2013
364. Death And Demons, Twa Bs, The Telepathic Butcher’s Boy(15 Poems In Scots) 11/24/2013
365. Millennium Blues (28 Scots Poems) 11/24/2013
366. Moon Cakes And Hinney (21 Scots Poems) 11/24/2013
367. Goosebumps For Beginners (17 Scots Poems) 12/7/2013
368. Grey Matter (17 Scots Poems) 12/7/2013
369. Walking In Blake’s Garden (18 Poems In Scots) 12/7/2013
370. In Faldy's Wood (18 Scots Poems) 12/7/2013
371. Nest Of Tongues 12/7/2013
372. Peach Blossom Petals (13 Poems In Scots) 12/7/2013
373. Cleaning The Apostle Spoons (13 Poems In Scots) 12/7/2013
374. Steens (27 Scots Poems) 12/7/2013
375. Matzevot: A Walk On The Face Of Gravestones (16 Poems In Scots) 12/8/2013
376. Hen Utopia (17 Scots Poems) 12/8/2013
377. Bluid Kin (24 Scots Poems) 12/8/2013
378. Thorgunna’s Curse (8 Scots Poems) 12/8/2013
379. Census Matters (27 Scots Poems) 12/8/2013
380. The Beserker (16 Scots Poems) 12/8/2013
381. The Heilanman's Sporran (35 Scots Poems) 11/24/2013
382. North East Neuk (58 Poems In Scots) 11/27/2013
383. The Dule Tree (21 Scots Poems) 12/8/2013
384. Winnlestrae: Cradlit, Coortit, Waddit, Kistit: (23 Scots Poems) 12/8/2013
385. Queerieorrals (8 Scots Poems) 12/8/2013
386. Diminishing Lines (17 Scots Poems) 12/8/2013
387. Hinkum-Clinkum (30 Scots Poems) 12/8/2013
388. The Win & The Rain (10 Scots Poems) 12/8/2013
389. Metamorphosis 62 (5 Scots Poems) 12/8/2013
390. The Tower O Babel: Many Scots Owersetts From World Poets 12/10/2013
391. The Ship Of Fools (19 Poems In Scots) 12/10/2013
392. Stagwyse: 4 Scots Poems 12/10/2013
393. A Visit To Planet Auschwitz (5 Poems In Scots) 12/8/2013
394. Death Of A Pope (30 Scots Poems) 12/10/2013
395. Dead Mens' Whispers: (17 Scots Poems & Owersetts) 12/10/2013
396. The Wind's Nest: (24 Scots Poems) 12/10/2013
397. The Hoose O The Cacklefart Hen: (23 Scots Poems) 12/10/2013
398. Danse Macabre (22 Scots Poems) 12/10/2013
399. On Brigid's Day (29 Scots Poems) 12/10/2013
400. Pandora's Box (24 Poems In Scots) 12/10/2013
Best Poem of Sheena Blackhall

Immigrant

I can't imagine dying in this land.
The neighbours here have doors graffiti-red
‘Why are you brown? ' another pupil asked
‘I think because my folks are brown, ' I said

Out on our landing, someone's dumped a bed
I dream in Hindi. I don't understand
The baby words in English in my school book
At games, or dancing, no one takes my hand

I miss the smells of curry, frangipani,
The steaming chai at Delhi's teeming stalls
The cooking fires. I even miss the sewers
The thieving monkeys with their chattering calls

I miss the temple incense, the bright ...

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The Heron

Cement is lashed to a frenzy by showers of rain,
Envelopes sigh like fans at the postman's knock,
Piglets scream like kettles
As the mash bin announces its coming;
Beads grow incandescent beneath a chandelier,
And have you noticed how cash-cards
Twitch when tills start to ring?

Gatherings, meetings, events,

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