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General News · 25th October 2018
Artist Tanya Henck brings an evening of poetry and storytelling to the Cortes Museum on the 25th Anniversary of Gilean Douglas's death, Hallowe'en Night.

Join us at the Museum on October 31st, 7 - 9 pm, for this celebration of Gilean's words and indomitable spirit. Doors will open at 6:30 pm and some light refreshments will be served. We invite you to dress up for the occasion! Everyone welcome. 

If you would like to read one of Gilean's poems or stories, or make a tribute, please email Brittany at 

I would come back

Life has not been kind to me.
I have suffered want and cold;
I have lost, I have bled,
I have left my best unsaid;
I am growing greyly old
In a harsh futility.

But I would come back once more,—
Live again each crippled day—
Just to smell forest loam,
Just to watch a lark fly home;
I would walk a rougher way
To hear sea wind on shore.

(Gilean Douglas) 
Gilean Douglas
Gilean Douglas