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Shetland has a long tradition of dialect poetry of all kinds.  The poems here are a mixture of well known classics and more recent work. They have been sub-divided into sections according to their subject matter.

Some poems appear in more than one section.

Latest Poetry Additions

  • Gjaan for da airrents
  • Ebb Draemin
  • Fragrance
  • Fladdabister
  • Makkin hame

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