Juxtaposing verse and photo, A Poet’s Dublin is a research of foundation and effect from “a significant Irish poet” (Edward Hirsch).
Written over years, the transcendent and relocating poems in A Poet’s Dublin hunt down shadows and impressions of a strong, historical urban, learning the way it varieties and alters language, reminiscence, and selfhood. The poems diversity from an evocation of the neighborhoods lower than the hills the place the poet lived and raised her little ones to the inner-city bombing of 1974, and contain such signature poems as “The Pomegranate,” “The struggle Horse,” and “Anna Liffey.” certainly, those poems weave jointly the tale of a self and a city—private, political, and sure via heritage. The poems are supported by means of photos of the town perpetually and in all seasons: from sunrise at the river Liffey, which flows via Dublin, to twilight up within the Dublin foothills.
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