The poetic genius written out of Scottish history

I was delighted to see the Perth poet William Soutar on the front page of the Scotsman of 4th January 2018. Ajay Close is correct, William Soutar has a most rightful place in Scotland’s history of creative brilliance.

Last year I made this short film based on a visit to William Soutar’s Perth home:

Words not found in this dictionary from omphalos .

 

 

I have since read his Diaries of a Dying Man and put together a short selection of passages.

 

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