David Ross Linklater is a poet from Balintore (Balti/The Bleaching town) in Easter Ross.
His first pamphlet Ribbons & Rust: Poetry from a Room was self-published in 2014 and gave a nostalgic look at how the land and the concept of home intercept each other. His most recent pamphlet Black Box was published with Speculative Books in 2018. A journey of contrasts between his life and observations in the city to the landscapes of his hometown.
David recently placed second in the 2020 Gloucestershire Poetry Society Open Poetry Competition, for his poem 'Poem for the Dreaming Corvid'.
Listen to the poem below.