Biography of Sally Evans
Born London, brought up in the north of England. 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.
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:
Poetic Adventures in Scotland:
ebook by Firewater Press on Amazon
paperbook by diehard, pbk 99pp £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
- 33 Lines for Ginsberg
- Ringo's song [Beatles]
- Whitby Jet
- Season of Mists
- Mirror (Flanders Moss, near Stirling)
- Frank Graham's North Country
- A poem about print, i.m. Adrian Mitchell
- The Poem WILD BOAR
- Free Mandela [ Nelson Mandela ]
- Holy Island Castle Garden [Lindisfarne]
- A Slave Lass's ane ally
- The Scullery Maid,1910. [ Stirling Castl...
Each year turns, every year renews.
All variations of green shade shine
thousands in each of a million trees
meanwhile in hundreds of towns the travellers
wander through colours and darkness of their own,
grow, cohere and disintegrate, and spin
far from the boughs they were born under.
The Sun goes round, and the Moon, or seem to.
The far Milky Way cannot be aware