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Stone to the Sun: a poem

Kathleen Jamie was commissioned to write a poem which captures the spirit of the Garden of Time and the surrounding ancient landscape.


stone to the sun

breeze to the grass

birdsong from the branches

balm for the soul


mist to the hilltops

shower to the earth

path of the searching mind

dream to the clouds


flower to the spring

moon to the pool

love in the keen heart

here to the now

Still                         Aye                        Yett

About Kathleen Jamie

Professor Kathleen Jamie FRSL FRSE is an award winning Scottish poet and essayist, and was a Professor of Creative Writing at the University of Stirling.

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