We’re delighted to introduce the fourth of our new Headset format, thirteen minutes of spoken word from Kath Macfarlane. You can buy it from our Bandcamp page below, or get it by subscribing to our podcast via the links on the right.
By day Katharine Macfarlane is a librarian, sharing stories and songs with children of all ages. At night she reads poems to grown ups. Her poetry is rooted in the landscape and history of the west of Scotland and draws inspiration from traditional Scottish stories and songs alongside myths and legends from the wider Celtic and Norse world. A regular performer at spoken word events across west and central Scotland her work has been broadcast on BBC Radio nan Gàidheal and The Grind on Castle FM and has appeared in The Grind Journal and the Write Angle and [untitled] magazine. She is currently the Harpies, Fechters and Quines Slam Champion.
The poems that appear in this podcast are:
One for sorrow