Poetry Map of Scotland, poem no. 169: Loch Tay

On The Shores Of Loch Tay Where We Were Married
For Jill

On the shores of Loch Tay
Where we were married
My heart is glad.

Between the water and Finlarig
And the peak of Creag na Caillich;

Below the slopes of Tir Artair,
Land of my fathers who
Were smiling from their clouds
The day we were wed

And who poured down tears
Of joy on our heads
And on the heads of our kin
Gathered with us,
Blessing us all.

With you I know I am home.

 

Drew McNaughton

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