Juxtaposing verse and photo, A Poet’s Dublin is a examine of beginning and impression 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 types and alters language, reminiscence, and selfhood. The poems diversity from an evocation of the neighborhoods below the hills the place the poet lived and raised her youngsters to the inner-city bombing of 1974, and contain such signature poems as “The Pomegranate,” “The warfare Horse,” and “Anna Liffey.” specifically, those poems weave jointly the tale of a self and a city—private, political, and sure by way of historical past. The poems are supported through pictures 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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