Sally Evans

Rookie - 20 Points (1942 / London)

Biography of Sally Evans

Sally Evans poet

Born London, brought up in the north of England.
connections with Kirkby Lonsdale, Durham amd Newcastle.
Has lived in Scotland since 1979, in Callander since 2000.
Widely published poet in books and magazines, editor of Poetry Scotland and diehard poetry books. runs Keep Poems Alive, a wordpress blogzine.
Gardener and beekeeper
all Sally's poems posted here have been previously published in books, magazines, anthologies, webzines or as part of public projects

Sally Evans's Works:

The Grecian Urn. published by BU at Bucharest University, with translations into Romanian.
Poetic Adventures in Scotland:
ebook by Firewater Press on Amazon
paperbook by diehard, pbk £7.00
A Burrell Tapestry (sequence) diehard
The Honey Seller (includes some Stirling Castle poems) Firewater Press
The Great North Road. Poetry Scotland Windfall chapbooks
The Bees, a Fantasy of the Bees and and Elephant Artist in the Highlands, (seven cantos, prologue and epilogue, with nine full page illustrations by Reinhard Behrens) diehard poetry in landscape.
Bewick Walks to Scotland (sequence and poems) Arrowhead Press
Looking for Scotland (poems and sequences) University of Salzburg Press
Millennial (nine cantos) diehard Updates

The Honey Seller,1800

Under the Castle gate
bringing my store to the kitchen
I am asked to wait.
Honey shines in crocks in my basket.

The gardener wants to know, he says,
if this is a bee-skep hole.
Can we keep bees in it?
He leads me round the old bowls green,

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