January 1970

Dunsyre: Wild Hawthorn Press, 1970
5 x 7.5cm, 4pp. Small artist's postcard with an uncredited drawing of boats with flying birds above on the front and internally the text:

SKYLARKS
Skylarks are ground birds with aerial songs".

The boats (not exactly grounded but on water) are being compared to the flighty acrobatic birds. It is worth noting that boats with sails and riggings have a certain twanging and flapping noise that is in some ways harmonious - reflecting Finlay's dictum about skylark song. VG+

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