Sunday, 13 November 2016
Title: Cleikum. Poems in Scots & English by Sheena Blackhall.Published by Lochlands, Maud, Aberdeenshire.Printed by Thistle Reprographics, 55 Holburn Street Aberdeen.Cost: £3.00.Copyright: S. Blackhall November 2016.All of Blackhall’s poems in Scots and English, are now uploaded on www.poemhunter.com. Her website can be found on http://smiddleton4.wix.com/sheena-blackhall.The Scottish Border poems were written on a five day visit to the region in October 2016. Other poems were written to perform at an event organised by Scottish Pen on the Day of the Imprisoned Writer to support Writers and Publishers imprisoned in Turkey,in the Gallowgate, Aberdeen. ‘Facing the World’ tanka poems were inspired by a visit to an exhibition in Edinburgh’s Scottish National Portrait Gallery.