National Poetry Day 2019 – Glasgow Poets
I am beginning to doubt the existence of
Human beings, for they seem to me
Not altogether there, whereas for angels
I can safely say that they are either there
Or not there
Walk Byres Road
Angels have no need of lips
For they kiss with their fingertips
by Basia Palka
Rizwan Akhtar – poems from his first collection
Policies for squirrels
A squirrel scampers
along a mossy branch.
Is there a policy for running
on moss that’s wet?
even be allowed in such conditions?
This squirrel can’t know
that such a policy exists.
It’s just running happily
head high, nose twitching the March air.
Not placing one paw
carefully in front of the other
cautious of criticism,
fearful of safety.
Head low, ponderously
reviewing every step of the procedure.
Maria launched her first collection Tendrils of Intention in July, 2015
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- National Poetry Day 2019 – Glasgow Poets
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- Poetry by Mr Henry Bell
- Two Cities – a poem by Leela Soma
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- Poetry by Stephen Watt
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- Poetry by Maria Venditozzi
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