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From German to Scots

5th November 2009

The Scottish Poetry Library has, as one if its featured translations, a translation of the German poem 'Mauersplitter', by Michael Augustian, here translated by Danny O'Rourke as 'Wa' Sherds'. It is a good example of the way in which Scots continues to be an effective medium for modern translation. To see the poem and translation please follow this link: