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  • Poetry

    Kate Tempest – Progress

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    17th May'16 0
  • Arts & Culture
    Bram E Gieben 9th Dec'15 61
  • Poetry

    A Carrying Stream

    Last year Colin Waters wrote: “Throw a stone in Edinburgh or Glasgow today and you’ll hit a poet. The Scottish spoken word scene has exploded, […]

    Mike Small 27th Nov'15 2
  • Poetry


    Dòchas – rionnag anns na speuran. Dùil – rocaid agus rionnag anns na speuran. Creideamh – adhar làn rionnagan. Cinnt – grian a’ deàrrsadh   […]

    8th Oct'15 6
  • Poetry

    Tessa Ransford (1938-2015)

    we leave / and live / as leaves : for Tessa, our bonnie fechter, who left poetry with a greater home, a shared home. Liz, […]

    Lesley Riddoch 3rd Sep'15 7
  • Poetry

    Caledonian Safari

    Raymond Harris wrote this after hearing that 432 people own 50% of Scotland. You’re only an urban audience, Streets of postcode – lottery free. How […]

    Raymond Harris 23rd May'15 1
  • Commentary

    Get a SHIFT On

    By Cal McGregor Poetry has long had a special place in Scottish culture. Anywhere that can hold Tom Leonard, Kathleen Jamie and Ivor Cutler in […]

    22nd Apr'15 27
  • Film and Animation
    22nd Feb'15 13
  • Environmental Justice

    Remembering Bhopal 30 Years On

    A haibun (a fusion of haiku and prose) from Meaghan Delahunt for Bhopal.   early in Bhopal the siren sounds to the late world   […]

    Meaghan Delahunt 2nd Dec'14 0
  • Arts & Culture

    FILM: Sullom by Roseanne Watt

    [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N2fW6ZeCgvk&w=560&h=315] In a new departure for Bella, we present a filmpoem, ‘Sullom’. Roseanne is a young poet and film-maker from Shetland. She says: This […]

    Roseanne Watt 26th Nov'14 10
  • Arts & Culture
    Kevin Williamson 2nd Oct'14 6
  • Poetry
    Mike Small 7th Jun'14 11
  • Books Upside Your Head

    Book of the Day

    A Bird is  Not a Stone Edited by Henry Bell and Sarah Irving (Freight Books, Glasgow) is the first major collection of contemporary Palestinian poetry […]

    Mike Small 2nd Jun'14 0
  • Commentary

    I Shall Vote Yes

    The last in the series of referendum poems by A.R. Frith. Read his sonnet for the Undecided here and his I Shall Vote No here. […]

    A.R. Frith 23rd Apr'14 21

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