Poem of the week: A corner of the road, early morning by Norman MacCaig


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With precise local detail and metaphorical daring, the poet finds inspiration in his Highland surroundings

A corner of the road, early morning by Norman MacCaig

The thorny light
Scratched out a lanky rose bush in the air.
Goats had been at it, leaving five flowers there.

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