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Poster poem by Edwin Morgan

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This poster, published in 1995 by the British Council in Finland for the Helsinki public transport system, features 'The Loch Ness Monster's Song' plus a poem by James Berry.

In this item, Edwin Morgan has added in black ink a note reading, "Hamish -- Further travels of the monster. -- Eddie. 10-1-1996", and four lines from the Finnish epic Kalevala (51, ll.255-258):

Then the fearsome Finnish forest
Learned to laugh with Lemminkäinen.
Lingered he by lucky lakeside,
Made mouth music, mimicked monsters.

 
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British Council Finland poster

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This poster, published in 1995 by the British Council in Finland for the Helsinki public transport system, features 'The Loch Ness Monster's Song' plus a poem by James Berry.

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Date: 1995

Author: Edwin Morgan

Publisher: British Council

 

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