The Poems of Norman McCaig - Norman MacCaig Reviews
Description:ISBN 1846971365 / Genre: Drama / Poetry / Criticism / Author: Norman MacCaig / Paperback / 532 Pages / Book is published 2009-10-01 by ... more
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I first heard the name Norman MacCaig, or rather read it, on a good friend's book list on Facebook. Since the name was unfamiliar, I got curious and having searched Google I discovered that he was a Scottish poet. He had been largely based in Edinburgh, and worked from the mid 20th century almost up until his death in 1996. There are a few of his poems online, one of which I noticed was in the book that my friend had listed - The World's Room. The poem was "Ringed Plover by a Water's Edge", written in 1972: They sprint eight feet and - stop. Like that. They sprintayard (like that) and stop. They have no ... Read the complete review