By Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin
the place I used to face and listen
to the chat from kitchen or parlour, filtered
via rotten tiles. I thought
the tough partitions appeared larger than sooner than . . .’
So starts off Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin’s most up-to-date excavation of reminiscence and exam of time (and timelessness at the Skellig islands).
With what Sean O’Brien within the parent pinpointed as her poetry’s ‘technical command with its richly cadenced unfastened verse and sly rhyme’ and her ‘arresting authority’ her means of seeing has turn into a imaginative and prescient.
A painterly aspect illuminates poem after poem — ‘looking on the map . . . i will be able to see/how nations are nibbled out of continents.’ track permeates the gathering which additionally positive factors elegies and poems approximately language.
A appealing photo of her father, ‘a mountain changing into a mountain range’, could describe her personal paintings. simply as she refreshes an outdated Irish nameless poem her personal unique, commemorative artwork renews the realm.
This is a booklet to be thankful for.
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