Hope[1]Dòchas –
rionnag anns na speuran.

Dùil –
rocaid agus rionnag anns na speuran.

Creideamh –
adhar làn rionnagan.

Cinnt –
grian a’ deàrrsadh


Maoilios Caimbeul

‘Dòchas’, from Eileanan (Roinn nan Cànan Ceilteach, 1980), by permission of the author
Translation here.

Each year on National Poetry Day the Scottish Poetry Library issues a set of cards to schools and libraries. Dòchas is one of this years set of eight. See them all here.