Saturday, 7 January 2017

The Poem: Dimitri Keaw

Title: Dimitri Keaw (Pamphlet 122).Poems & Tales in Scots & English by Sheena Blackhall. Published by Lochlands, Maud, Aberdeenshire.Printed by Thistle Reprographics, 55 Holburn Street Aberdeen.Cover: Dimitri, photograph by Catriona Low. Cost: £3.00.Copyright: S. Blackhall Jan 2017 Dedication:This book is dedicated to Philip and Vicki Watt, Fadlydyke Farm New Deer,& Catriona Low, Lower Boghead, Kintore.The cover photograph by Catriona Low, is of her tenant jackdaw Dimitri who lives with his family on her property.Some of these poems were written in response to artefacts in the Hunterian Gallery at Glasgow University. Awfu Weather was prompted by the cartoon “Awfu Weather” From The Northern Looking Glass. The Short Story, Secrets, was specifically written to perform at the Winter Solstice Poetry Event, run by Aberdeen Inspired for in the city’s Christmas Village in December 2016.