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Fri 26 March

A Call for StAnza Trustees

StAnza, Scotland’s unique international poetry festival, is looking for new members to join the Board of Trustees. Having delivered a very successful online festival this year, StAnza is at an...

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Can the shape and nature of Scotland be drawn entirely in poetry?

no. 393

On Gillies Hill, by Irene Paterson Fletcher

More than familiar ties
attract me to this crag.
Ancestral voices drag me back.

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“Throughout life I have often seemed to arrive in places where the general consensus is that the golden days are over. Very glad to see that is not the case with my first trip to StAnza. I had a fantastic time and met a raft of fine people.”
Tammy Adams