Rare Species

A film based on a several pages of Edwin Morgan’s scrapbooks [a selection of a selection of ] The words are from letters written by Edwin Morgan [sources: MIDWAY and … Continue reading Rare Species

two poems

Peter Gordon reading two poems. Thursday 8 October 2020, Mossgrove, Bridge of Allan:

We are the Change-Makers

Last Friday, I was invited to be part of a poetry evening with a wide range of poets. All the poems read were from the recently published anthology ‘We are … Continue reading We are the Change-Makers

Queen Mary’s Thorn Tree

Queen Mary’s Thorn Tree is one of five trees contending for Scottish Tree of 2020: We visited this ancient tree on Tuesday 2nd Sepotember 2020:

“rock that is older than thought”

In today’s Herald, Rab McNeill shares the wonder of reading previously unpublished poems by Nan Shepherd and how this inspired him to add a line from one of these poems … Continue reading “rock that is older than thought”

not H E R E

A social maverick, maybe, but a timid one at that – Peter is not H E R E. A gentle gardener, part time Little Spartan – Peter is not H … Continue reading not H E R E

Unable

I was once a doctor. Patients trusted me. I could not ‘bullshit’ I got things wrong, made mistakes, and struggled with authority – I was unable to play the role.

travelling North

travelling North – the old road North has been bypassed, and the new road is a series of roundabouts. [a tear in my eye] travelling North – thoughts skipped without … Continue reading travelling North