Garavogue/ river water gushes round/ unmoved rock.
I’ve gone back to school! I’m writing this from the back of an unusual lecture hall — the Hawk’s Well Theatre in Sligo, after a very fine lecture, “The Epiphanic Yeats” by Dr Matthew Campbell, Professor of English at the University of York. Epiphanic talk, Matt, thank you! Yes, I’m here in Sligo, Ireland, attending various […]
Althea Gyles, the artist and writer who designed the cover of WB Yeats’s The Secret Rose (which I have reproduced on my special edition book), and many other masterpieces of the 1890s, has been variously described: the “genius who invented a symbolic personality for Yeats” (Warwick Gould) the “fey and slightly manic Irish artist” (Roy Foster) […]
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Clearly poor/ dirty and not young. They laugh/ together.
When you were born, the first thing your mother or midwife did was clear your airways and make sure you were breathing. To begin to live, you have to breathe. To stay alive, you have to keep breathing. Creative breathingWhen beginning to creatively live, and to stay creatively alive, . Breathing and creating are inherently related. When […]
Sunday love/ lasts longer than the weekly./ Quite like both.
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“WB Yeats Was An Indie Author” says Orna Ross, Irish Director of the Alliance of Independent Authors, launching her new book which combines Yeats’ short story collection with her novel in a special tribute edition for #Yeats2015. 15.7.2015: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Irish Launch: At the Yeats International Summer School, Yeats House, Sligo (Aug 3 2015, 5pm) […]
A thousand/ colors in the summer yard/ mostly blue.