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About the poet

Edwin Morgan (b. 1920) was born and educated in Glasgow, where he returned to lecture in English Literature at Glasgow University after a period in the army. He is the author of many books, including poetry, criticism, essays, translations, plays and works of concrete poetry, for which he has received awards including the Queen's Gold Medal for Poetry and the Weidenfeld Prize for Translation; in addition to having been both Glasgow's Poet Laureate and Scotland's Makar, he was invited to write a poem to open the Scottish Parliament.

The Loch Ness Monster's Song

Edwin Morgan

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