Poetic MUSA – Cast of the skull of Bishop James Kennedy

MUSA recently took part in StAnza poetry festival. Below is one of the five fantastic poems which won our competition and are now on display in MUSA. Cast of the skull of Bishop James Kennedy He has become his own reliquary, a mirror image of a prayer. Put your ear to his shell, hear it … Continue reading Poetic MUSA – Cast of the skull of Bishop James Kennedy

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Poetic MUSA – Pucara Bull

MUSA recently took part in StAnza poetry festival. Below is one of the five fantastic poems which won our competition and are now on display in MUSA. Pucara Bull Made by a mother not a matador for her child to scuff in the dust as she imagines herself riding not taming across vast sun-stained plains … Continue reading Poetic MUSA – Pucara Bull

Poetic MUSA – Grangemouth Image by Alan Davie

MUSA recently took part in StAnza poetry festival. Below is one of the five fantastic poems which won our competition and are now on display in MUSA. Grangemouth Image Tree of eyes, red river, a childhood’s carpet seen from the air now, from far away, streets and bricks’ sticky ladder rungs, church like a gravestone, … Continue reading Poetic MUSA – Grangemouth Image by Alan Davie

Poetic MUSA – Medal of Robert Douglas

MUSA recently took part in StAnza poetry festival. Below is one of the five fantastic poems which won our competition and are now on display in MUSA. Medal of Robert Douglas “Riddle-me this” laughed the victorious Douglas Waving his silver prize. “What binds the hunter to the hunted? Aye – this arrow before your eyes!” … Continue reading Poetic MUSA – Medal of Robert Douglas

StAnza 2012

Surprisingly, this year will be the first time we work in partnership with StAnza to help celebrate the upcoming poetry festival. As part of Scotland's International Poetry Festival we are inviting people to contribute alternative labels for objects on display in MUSA. We have picked five items from the collection, which we hope will inspire … Continue reading StAnza 2012