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Peter Kerr

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...island poet reclining on a seaweed-upholstered chaise longue of gneiss...

Pàdruig MacIlleChiar (Peter Kerr) lives and works in Harris where his ancestors lived and worked a quarter of a millennium ago.

He is a member of the Uist Writer's Group at Taigh Chearsabhagh Museum and Arts Centre in Lochmaddy, North Uist, where he coordinated and presented the monthly live music event, Taigh Ciùil.

In addition to his creative writing he is also an experienced researcher specialising in the social and economic history of the Western Isles of Scotland. His first book, published simultaneously in the Gàidhlig (Scottish Gaelic) translation and in a printed edition in the original English, has had approaching one thousand d
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seabhag-ghorm an fhraoich…

a giant feathered dragonfly
hovers

tethered to its prey
by hunger

merlin
casts a spell

descends
a little

then drops to the
heather

along the unseen
tether

before ascending
with a vole-au-vent
to carry on its way
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“Without words, without writing and without books there would be no history, there could be no concept of humanity.”
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