Lockdown inspires poetry collection
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Lockdown may have been a frustration for most, but it has also provided inspiration for author, musician and all round entertainer D James Ross.
James, a regular performer at Nairn Book & Arts Festival in more normal times, has just released his latest collection, Visions, Revisions, Reflections, where his poetic responses to the pandemic are joined by others on a wide range of topics, from history and nature to his Orkney heritage.
"I have had enormous fun writing this collection, and I hope others will enjoy reading it," James said.
It his second collection that James, who is also well known as leader of early music group Coronach, has released under the shadow of Covid-19.
"When I launched my last poetry book, Open Sea, we had just started Lockdown, and I remarked that it may not have seemed the ideal time to release a book," he said.
"As it turned out, many people found my poetry a comfort and a pleasant companion in their social isolation. I could hardly have anticipated that a year later we would still be emerging from lockdown, and that I would have completed a new poetry collection."
Signed copies of Visions, Revisions, Reflections can be obtained by sending a cheque for £8 (including postage) per copy and payable to CMF, to CMF Publications, 18 Sunnyside, Culloden Moor, Inverness IV2 5ES.
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