SIXTEEN OCCASIONAL POEMS

1990–2000

 

13 BOSNIAN HEADS

Poem: Alasdair Gray © 2005

 

Gouged white into black old wood:

1 woman aghast, wired in,

1 woman mourns, barred out.

 

Three men in crooked crowns:

1 grief distorted, 1 grief bemused,

1 enraged with his broken sword.

 
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