- Author:Lesley Harrison
- Publisher:Mariscat Press (October 12, 2009)
- Pages:32 pages
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Lesley Harrison grew up in Dundee, lived for a while in Orkney, and has now settled again on the north east coast. She has worked and travelled in some of the world’s more remote places, and through her poems explores how it is to live in these environments. From the Library Catalogue.
CURRICULUM VITAE Lesley Harrison Publications Upstream (2013). One bird flying : poems from the Great Road (Mariscat, 2009). Sequence written in Mongolia in 2007-8, following the journals of Marco Polo. Poems of hidden urban rivers. Collaboration with Aberdeen & Abertay universities; funded by Creative Scotland/SNH ‘Imagining Natural Scotland 2013’. Beyond the map (Mariscat, 2012 ). Poem sequence following the journey of the whaling ships up the east coast to Orkney and Shetland to the Arctic seas beyond. Runner up, National Library of Scotland Award. Sea Stories (Pinkfoot Press, 2005). Poem sequence mapping the North Sea rim.
Lesley Harrison was born in Ayrshire, Scotland . She has lived and worked in Istanbul, West Africa, Mongolia, and in Orkney, on Scotland’s northern coastline. She has held writing residencies in Iceland, Greenland, and Svalbard. She now lives on Scotland's Angus coastline.
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Lesley Harrison is from the east coast of Scotland. One Bird Flying: Poems from the Great Road (Mariscat Press, Dec 2009): written in Mongolia, based on the journals of Marco Polo. She teaches children with additional needs, and recently received a Master’s degree at Aberdeen University. She writes mainly poetry, and her work reflects her interest in landscape, birds and the empty places of the map. Recent Publications. Runner up, National Library of Scotland CMM Award. From Native Customs. Extracted from David Hawthorn Cardno, Journals of whaling and sealing voyages.
The Spider and the Fly is a poem by Mary Howitt (1799–1888), published in 1828
The Spider and the Fly is a poem by Mary Howitt (1799–1888), published in 1828. The first line of the poem is "'Will you walk into my parlour?' said the Spider to the Fl. The story tells of a cunning spider who entraps a fly into its web through the use of seduction and manipulation. The poem is a cautionary tale against those who use flattery and charm to disguise their true intentions.
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Frequently bought together. So, in the company of one of his dogs, plenty of different birds, and a keenly inquisitive mind to which nothing is ordinary and everything informs on everything else, this book was born.
Said the cunning Spider to the Fly, ' Dear friend what can I do, To prove the warm affection I 've always felt for you? I have within my pantry, good store of all that's nice; I'm sure you're very welcome - will you please to take a slice?' 'Oh no, no,' said the little Fly, 'kind Sir, that cannot be, I've.
Said the cunning Spider to the Fly, ' Dear friend what can I do, To prove the warm affection I 've always felt for you? I have within my pantry, good store of all that's nice; I'm sure you're very welcome - will you please to take a slice?' 'Oh no, no,' said the little Fly, 'kind Sir, that cannot be, I've heard what's in your pantry, and I do not wish to see!'
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1 2 3 4 5. Are you sure you want to remove One bird flying from your list? One bird flying. Published 2009 by Mariscat Press in Edinburgh.