Poetry Map of Scotland, poem no. 190: Ring of Brodgar, Orkney

Ring of Brodgar


No nonsense.

Just stone-cold fact.






A shrine to sweat

And planning

And sheer, bloody hard work.


A gathering of ancestors

Feet planted firmly on the ground



Katharine Macfarlane

View our full map of Scotland in Poems as it grows »

For instructions on how to submit your own poems, click here

All poems from our Poetry Map of Scotland  are subject to copyright and should not be reproduced otherwise without the poet's permission.