greum maol stevenson

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evening sunshine cat and dog trot side-by-side along city street


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man on bicycle pedalling through summer rain smoking cigarette


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This evening I reread Sam Hamill’s poem The Orchid Flower. I corresponded with him for years, though we never met. He is among the people who have died whom I cannot bring myself to delete from my email contacts, for reasons I do not understand. When he died in 2018, I wrote this poem:

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you pour coffee into your cup in montana

it turns into tea in my cup in scotland


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hospital window — outside, waving and smiling, tears falling on frost


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“is meaning created by language or language created by meaning?”

hot liquid poured fills cup stays there till you drink it   pour it out something else happens


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Glasgow is buried under snow today. It is exactly four years since I arrived back here, leaving the US after more than 20 years.

Last night, from my 10th-floor window, I watched the snow fall, watched some people build a snowman on the football pitch by my block of flats.

snow falling on night of plague building snowman on housing scheme football pitch

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