December 7, 2021
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Monthly Archives: September 2021

Through it all: poetry | Culture & Leisure

by on September 30, 2021 0
“Things are so far away, light years and galaxies, your life and mine,” wrote poet Renee Podunovich. “Yet this morning everything is suspended in the prehistoric darkness / the thick lagoon of the cosmos / aquatic universe, sparkling stillness, calm. hold on and let go / the chronic bubbling and drifting / of consciousness.... Read More

Stolen moments and courageous imaginations

by on September 30, 2021 0
John fitzgerald The moment (Gallery, 60pp, € 11.95) opens, strikingly, with destruction, “the smoky / strangled roar” of a chainsaw in a boy’s hand. “It was like cutting into pure fear / breaking it.” Throughout this confident, graceful and often dark collection, Fitzgerald deals with the fear of historical continuity. The farmer, rather than... Read More