Three new poems on folklorist Robert Kirk in Contrary

Three of my new poems exploring the life, death, and work of Robert Kirk -- the 17th century Scottish folklorist, minister, and Gaelic scholar -- are featured in the summer issue of Contrary Magazine! Robert Kirk was the author of The Secret Commonwealth of Elves, Fauns, and Fairies, a pseudo-scientific study of the folk beliefs of his parishioners about the sleagh maith -- that …