Sheena Blackhall

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

Sheena Blackhall Poems

401. The Toad On The Rock's Opinion (21 Scots Poems) 12/10/2013
402. Ferlies (38 Scots Poems) 12/12/2013
403. The Lan O Tea & Tigers (17 Scots Poems) 12/12/2013
404. Gallery Prints (15 Scots Poems) 12/12/2013
405. Figurehead (11 Scots Poems) 12/12/2013
406. The Barley Queen (18 Scots Poems) 12/12/2013
407. Caledonian Anaconda (21 Scots Poems) 12/19/2013
408. Wittins (32 Scots Poems) 12/20/2013
409. Nelson Mandela 1918- 2013 12/22/2013
410. Pirrins And Magnus (7 English Poems Of Surveillance, Cats, Blueberries) 12/23/2013
411. Pirrins And Magnus (5 Scots Poems Thrawn Janet Et Al) 12/23/2013
412. Hae Ye Lain In A Barn On A Swatch O Hye? (Scots Poem) 12/28/2013
413. The Lost Soul 1/5/2014
414. Gliong Gliong: 4 Gaelic Poems With Translations 1/7/2014
415. Gliong Gliong: 7 Gaelic Poems & Translations 1/7/2014
416. Gliong Gliong: 3 Gaelic Poems With Transations 1/7/2014
417. Gliong Gliong: A Gaelic Poem With Translation 1/7/2014
418. Gliong Gliong: Gaelic Poems (Four) With Translations 1/7/2014
419. There Is Only One Human Story: It Ends In Leaving (For Manjusvara) 3/9/2014
420. Summer 3/13/2014
421. Morning In The Plaza 3/13/2014
422. Alexander Iii 3/15/2014
423. Twin In A Cyst 3/23/2014
424. A Junkie’s Mother Goes Walking Into Darkness 2/25/2014
425. Flodden: Dialogue Of The Dead 1/29/2014
426. A Picnic In The Cemetery 2/24/2014
427. Moonlight 2/24/2014
428. Puning Palace, Chengde, China 2/24/2014
429. Hare's Foot: 5 Scots Poems 1/6/2014
430. Hare 1/6/2014
431. Your Country Needs You 4/16/2014
432. Scots Owerset Of A Poem By Abraham Sutzkever 4/30/2014
433. Scots Owersets Of Poems By Miklós Radnóti 4/30/2014
434. Scots Owersets In Scots Of Poems By Tagaki Kyozo 4/30/2014
435. Four 5/1/2014
436. Scots Owersets Of Poems By Tagaki Kyozo 5/4/2014
437. Assessment Ward 5/4/2014
438. Biting Dust: Scots People Poems 5/4/2014
439. Biting Dust: English Poems Of Pandas, Panic, Love And Death 5/4/2014
440. The Cold Atlantic (Clearances) 5/14/2014
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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Wolf Prints

I write in a cold climate.
There may be a moon,
There may not. There may be snow,
There may not.
I write from need, from no-need.
I write from joy from no-joy.
My words are stones,
Skimming ancient water.
Finned poems,

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