Poem introduction

Most people have heard of the island of St. Kilda which is the outermost of the outer Hebrides because they think of it as a place of asylum - as such a lonely place. But for that reason everybody goes there so it isn't. If you're looking for asylum in the Hebrides you should go to the innermost of the inner Hebrides because no one else bothers. And this was a poem written for a friend who said she would never fall in love again and this island struck me as a good place to go if you were ever looking to revivify that susceptibility.

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