Thursday, 7 January 2016

The Poems: Pamphlet no 115

Title: Flat Out poems, tales and Owersetts in Scots & English Published by Lochlands, Maud, Aberdeenshire.Printed by Thistle Reprographics, 55 Holburn Street Aberdeen. Cover: The Flammarion engraving This is a wood engraving by an unknown artist, so named because its first documented appearance is in Camille Flammarion's 1888 book L'atmosphère: météorologie populaire ("The Atmosphere: Popular Meteorology"). The engraving has often, but erroneously, been referred to as a woodcut. It has been used to represent a supposedly medieval cosmology, including a flat earth bounded by a solid and opaque sky, or firmament, and also as a metaphor (from Wikipedia) Cost: £3.00 Copyright S. Blackhall January 2016. Some of these poems have been published on Causeway / Cabhsair: A Magazine of Irish and Scottish Writing. For more information on publications by Sheena Blackhall, visit or the on-line catalogue of the Nat. Library of Scotland All of Blackhall’s poems in Scots and English, are now uploaded on Her website can be found on Thanks are also due to the ongoing support and encouragement of Les Wheeler, in agreeing to publish this collection. Dedicated to Philip and Vicki Watt, Fadlydyke Farm New Deer

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