The Beech Plantation on the north face of the Pentland Hills to the south of Edinburgh
Tiplaw Press was founded after encouragement from the Glasgow poet, Donny O’Rourke with support from the Tom Wright Trust. The emblem is the T-
Rebecca Tipper (nee Lawrence)
Table Scotch owes its development to the work and patience of James Sinclair (sadly deceased before its completion) then concluded by Jim Davidson and with invaluable encouragement from Richard Tipper and many associates of the Tipper family.
Writers know that they may not be the best judges of their own work, but will still have favourite pieces, though typically these are in constant flux.
No_never poems, largely taken from Tiplaw Press collections, may give some indication of the Author’s preferences for the component items*. As presented above, the Tiplaw Press collections are in chronological order, but for advertising on the strength of imagined merit the preferred order is:-
The Silk Road
The Healing of the Sick
All the Fun of the Fair
Landing on Eros
The Fullness of Time
A False Dawn
The Wisdom of Solomon
being collections written to a theme and a sequence where order is a essential to the story.
*Can a piece of writing be called a poem because of the way it is laid out, or should this appendage wait until poetic merit is recognised?