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Ancient History

Haworth Hodgkinson

 

Millions of years ago
when continental drift was all the rage
Scotland lay at ease across the equator.

Along came England from the south,
rammed into us and butted us into colder climes.

Not that we bear a grudge, you understand.

 


Written 2000
Edited 2004

Published in Pushing Out the Boat Issue 1, 2000
(Aberdeenshire Council)
and in Spinners and Spoons, 2005
(Koo Press)
and in Tractor Bastard, 2012
(Malfranteaux Concepts)

Tractor Bastard Spinners and Spoons Pushing Out the Boat 1


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