Liz Lochhead

Liz Lochhead is a Scottish poet and playwright. She’s also worked as a translator and broadcaster. She was the Poet Laureate for Glasgow in the 2000s and the National Poet of Scotland from 2011 to 2016.

For My Grandmother Knitting

‘For My Grandmother Knitting’ is a poem that utilizes repeated wording, a lack of punctuation, a distinct choice of perspective, and simplistic ideas.

I Wouldn’t Thank You for a Valentine

I Wouldn’t Thank You for a Valentine’ by Liz Lochhead is what would appear to be a series of criticisms in regard to methods of expressing affection on Valentine’s Day.


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