Poetry Map of Scotland: poem no. 415

"Slipway Frequencies," by Julie Laing

This is a concrete poem by Julie Laing.

Julie Laing, "Slipway Frequencies" (Poetry Map of Scotland poem no. 415)

Note: The poem responds to the present and past at Queens’ Quay, formerly John Brown’s shipyard. From here the QE2 and Queen Mary were launched. Its format is inspired by sound theorist R Murray Schafer’s work on soundscapes.

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