This poem is taken from Stand 237, 21(1) April - June 2023.

Harriet Jae Two Poems
Glasgow Grisaille

Looking at Raimond Depardon’s portraits of Govan

I baulk, want to lie down, want to boke – flung back
yonks down the road, a wean same age as you, enraged.
Teuchter Sassenach, I scran my subconscious tongue,
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