He had lost his wife and unborn daughter just two days before but, in deep shock and seriously ill himself, Craig Stobo began to write.
His signature style hasn’t changed in decades, the skinniest suits and darkest shades remain in place, but John Cooper Clarke says he has noticed one big difference – his poetry is better than ever.
A SCOTTISH spoken word promoter has taken the country by storm this week with its ‘spoken word house parties’ held at Drygate in Glasgow and Edinburgh’s Gilded Balloon.
CONSIDERED by many as Scotland's chief art form, poetry has been an outlet for expression for centuries.
IN a sword fight, a pen might not, despite all suggestions to the contrary, be mightier.
EMOTIONAL, raw, and very real, The 900 Club is a eulogy to a departed friend.
WAR poets are to be remembered with a series of plaques.
THE BBC’s people’s poet has revealed his inspiration and they don’t live far from Glebe Street.