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Poetry

  • Poetry

    Lean Bastards

    Kate Tempest’s searing opening at Glastonbury is worth a listen and a share …  

    26th Jun'17 4
  • Poetry

    Campaign

    In which her body was a question-mark querying her lies; her mouth a ballot-box that bit the hand that fed. Her eyes? They swivelled for […]

    Carol Ann Duffy 12th Jun'17 0
  • Poetry

    rUK

    they will disperse, eternally they will disappear, entirely, wrapping their forms in the hides of rainbows the unpaid unarmed armies are surplus to requirements, bullfrog […]

    Niall McDevitt 15th May'17 0
  • Poetry

    35 Years

    THERE should be no second independence referendum for at least 35 years” – Ruth Davidson THERE should be no more Top Gear for at least […]

    Alec Finlay 15th May'17 6
  • Poetry

    Country Break

    I thought it would be fitting if we were driving North to a holiday cottage in Aviemore, our country rolling out before us, autumn-ripe. But […]

    Ciara MacLaverty 3rd May'17 12
  • Poetry

    19/09/2014

    Today I’ll wear a new dress, a fresh dress, a still-yes dress with shoes I’ve never worn before. I’ll show no signs of tears or […]

    Magi Gibson 14th Mar'17 2
  • Poetry

    Europe Is Lost

    Kate Calvert’s fan video became the official video for Kate Tempest’s poem Europe is Lost. Please share…. *** Support Bella to continue publishing with a […]

    Kate Tempest 7th Feb'17 1
  • Poetry
    29th Nov'16 0
  • Poetry

    Rùn

    The Isle of Rum’s name comes from the Gaelic ‘Rùn’ meaning secret, mystery, love or desire. ‘Ma theid duine a-steach do lathair Rùin Bidh a […]

    Kevin Murphy 21st Nov'16 27
  • Poetry

    The Zen of Brexit

    Now that we’ve voted for Brexit it’s time to discover what it is. Okay we didn’t vote for it, but that is beside the point, […]

    6th Sep'16 58
  • Arts & Culture
    Nadine Aisha 19th Aug'16 0
  • Arts & Culture

    Poetry – The Watt Selection

    Our second instalment of poetry this week comes from Roseanne Watt a poet and PhD student at the University of Stirling, reading in the disciplines of […]

    Roseanne Watt 18th Aug'16 0
  • Poetry
    Orla-Jo ní Dhúill 18th Aug'16 5
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    Hannah Wright 18th Aug'16 6

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