Sheena Blackhall

Gold Star - 4,997 Points (18/8/1947 / Aberdeen)

Sheena Blackhall Poems

561. John Lennon (1940-1980) 8/1/2015
562. Paul Mccartney (Born 1942) (Planet 4148mccartney) 8/1/2015
563. Ringo Starr (Born1940) 8/1/2015
564. Liverpool/ Shanghai 8/3/2015
565. Concerto On A Buchan Farm (Fadlydyke, New Deer) 8/6/2015
566. Slave-Boy 8/8/2015
567. The Evil That Men Do (Scots Owersetts & Poems) 8/25/2015
568. Deva Victrix 8/25/2015
569. Baby Boomers (2 Poems) 2015 8/25/2015
570. The Dancing Tree 9/8/2015
571. 10 Scots Songs From The Speerit Hoose 10/29/2015
572. On Inviting Lord Byron Over For Nibbles At 8pm 10/29/2015
573. The Brotherhood Of Trees 10/29/2015
574. Highways 10/29/2015
575. The Lipstick's Muse 10/29/2015
576. I Am An Image In A Ball Of Glass 10/29/2015
577. Waiting For The Snail 10/29/2015
578. Once 10/29/2015
579. Strange Encounters 10/29/2015
580. Sloth 10/29/2015
581. 20 English Poems From The Speerit Hoose 10/29/2015
582. The Six Thinking Hats 12/25/2015
583. 7 Scots Owersetts Of Nepalese Poems 1/5/2016
584. Ebineezer Scrooge: A Scots Poem Version Of Charles Dickens 'a Xmas Carol' 1/5/2016
585. Caledonia 1/5/2016
586. 4 Poems By John Clare, Owersett Into Scots 1/5/2016
587. 11 Scots Poems From Flat Out 1/5/2016
588. Bridget Cleary 1/5/2016
589. Blue Whale Visits The Supermarket 2/7/2016
590. Made In China 2/7/2016
591. At The Conference For Scottish Inventions 2/8/2016
592. Canine Babel 2/8/2016
593. Names Of Minor Planets & Asteroids 2/8/2016
594. Marmaris-Aleppo 2/15/2016
595. The Farm-Wife's Wake 2/15/2016
596. Fit Kinda Cheil Wis Rabbie Burns? 3/1/2016
597. The Indian Lavatory Attendant 3/4/2016
598. The Lion Rampant 3/8/2016
599. Deaths, En Suite 3/8/2016
600. The Man-Hole Cover 3/11/2016
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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A Dip In The Pool

There is no luxury like water,
Blue as the Hope Diamond.

Land rules cease to apply,
Are firmly marooned on shore.

The peace dove's dropped its feathers Just for me.
The pool receives me kindly Asks no questions
Makes no assumptions Demands no entry fee.

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