Who wrote that poem?
August 18, 2007 9:34 AM   Subscribe

"Scotland is / the petrified vomit / of a fish supper." Who wrote that little poem?

I think I read it in Harpers' magazine about ten years ago, alongside a longer poem with an even bitterer look at Scotland. Anyone know who the poet is? It was a man's name, I think.
posted by DenOfSizer to Media & Arts (4 answers total) 2 users marked this as a favorite
Francis Gallagher?

i google'd "Scotland petrified vomit", and it was the first result.
posted by gursky at 9:40 AM on August 18, 2007

Response by poster: Man, am I an idiot. Thanks!
posted by DenOfSizer at 9:45 AM on August 18, 2007

you are no idiot.
and, you're welcome.
posted by gursky at 10:48 AM on August 18, 2007

On the bright side, now this page is the first result for scotland petrified vomit.

The only thing you should feel bad about is having to wait 7 days to ask your next question.
posted by Deathalicious at 5:23 PM on August 18, 2007

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