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Photography inspires poetry

25th June 2009

Derek Ross from Stranraer and Dumfries writes poetry using photographs as a foundation for much of his work. We have here two of his Scots language poems which have come from photographs he took. He has regularly exhibited joint poetry and photography with Angus Macmillan. His poetry podcast can be heard at

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