10 Books of Scottish Nature Poetry Waxing poetic about the great outdoors Heading outside after a long winter? These ten books are perfect for an afternoon spent soaking up some much-needed sun. 1. Iona Kenneth Steven 2. A Northerly Land George Gunn 3. Slokt by Sea Nalini Paul 4. Fabulous Beast Patricia Ace 5. Soirbheas: Fair Wind Meg Bateman 6. Slate, Sea and Sky Norman Bissell 7. The Overhaul Kathleen Jamie 8. Landscapes and Legacies Tom Pow 9. These Islands, We Sing: An Anthology of Scottish Islands Poetry Kevin MacNeil 10. The Bees Carol Ann Duffy Tags: poetry, nature, spring, environment, scotland View the discussion thread.