By Ian Hamilton Finlay
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He sent Shayer a sheaf of recent poems, some of which appeared in issues 7 and 8. The editors quickly agreed to Finlay’s suggestion of a book, which was published in October 1960. The poems crafted scenes of beauty dearly needed, and its publication marked a shift in the Scottish poetry scene. The Edinburgh Finlay had returned to was sparking to life in a series of jerks, as Scottish culture was shucked free from mediocrity and dourness. There were bouts of ‘flyting’ in the press (1959–1960) between folk song revivalists and the old guard of ‘makars’, for whom MacDiarmid still held sway.
Photograph by Robin Gillanders, 2002 (original photograph in colour). 134 These proposals combined the bookwork and landscape poem, frequently with the addition of illustrations that presented his concept in ideal terms. 135 From the early days of the garden, projects with craftsmen, print i n t r o d u c t i o n / 41 ers and commentators were conducted via voluminous correspondence. Morning and evening Stonypath rang with the clatter of his typewriter keys—afternoons being set aside for digging—as he composed the orders of the day.
54 Perthshire sto ries, Rousay lyrics, Stonypath garden poems: the formal evolution of Finlay’s work seems to settle into discrete locations; but these places are all ‘islanded’—could only be so, given the poet’s sensitive nature. 56 His emotional life was a shambles and the effects of his illness left him dependent on a succession of young women who acted as nurses and muses. Among these was Jessie McGuffie, whom he met in 1959 when she was still a i n t r o d u c t i o n / 15 classics student, who would collaborate on Wild Hawthorn Press and their magazine, Poor.
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