The Deep by Samuel Tongue

Filling in our usual Flash Fiction slot, Samuel Tongue presents a short sea-themed poem

The Deep by Samuel Tongue

where three men were lost
on a single moonlit night,

their fathers combing
the whitetops,

splitting each running wave open,
straining for a call.

Samuel Tongue reads at StAnza’s Poetry in Protest, Byre Theatre, Sun 9 Mar.

Poetry in Protest

A powerful performance of contemporary war poetry published in In Protest: 150 Poems for Human Rights about conflicts ranging from the Spanish Civil War to Syria. Hosted by co-editor and poet Laila Sumpton, the poets published in the anthology and those performing at the festival come together to perform global war poetry…

New Writing Scotland: Scottish Book Trust Awards

Readings from new Scottish writings.

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