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  2. This started as a poem about islanders gathering at the slipway or pier, waiting for the early ferry, and returning home with loved ones for a late breakfast. I had the main scenes, but couldn’t manage to bring them together with a satisfactory flow of words and silences. Stripping out anything I didn’t like left me with odd scraps which, surprisingly, made sense. Just a bit of tweaking and trimming and, there it is. ‘The Sea for Breakfast’ comes from one Lillian Beckwith’s wonderful books about her life in Skye in the mid 20thC – though I chose those words only because they fitted so perfectly with the idea of gathering in something from the sea, whether loved ones or seafood.

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