Poet and Essayist

Welcome to the official website for the poet and essayist D.M. Black (David Macleod Black).

This website provides a biographical note, samples of different sorts of writing, and selected lists of different sorts of publication.

But first: why Loch Lomond? This loch lies across the geological fault-line between the Scottish Highlands and the Lowlands (different peoples, different languages, different religions). It stands therefore as a symbol of reconciliation.

And it is astonishingly beautiful.

Image: © Craig Aitchison