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Soutar,William (1898 – 1946)


Leading poet of the Scottish Literary Renaissance.
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Soutar,William
My life's purpose is to write poetry — but behind the poetry must be the vision of a fresh revelation for men.
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What is this poetry ? A mortal mind
Made visible;a caged bird?
Nay more:it is a spiritleft behind
Nailed by the piercing word.
Soutar,William
Accept the shout or silence of your peers
As if a fabled legacy or loss;
Their praiseand blame are but the winds which toss
Your seed into the winter of the years.




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Art is for all — and the greatest art proves it.
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