9781857549225

Carrying the Songs

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  • ISBN13:

    9781857549225

  • ISBN10:

    1857549228

  • Format: Trade Paper
  • Copyright: 2008-04-01
  • Publisher: Carcanet Pr

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Summary

Migrationsof birds, people, words, and songsand the ravages of time are luminously explored in this wonderful collection of poems. At their core, the poems draw together the natural and human worlds through resonating, rhythmic prose. A selection of poems from the poet's previous collections is also included.

Author Biography

Moya Cannon is the author of two previous poetry collections, Oar and The Parchment Boat, and a former editor of Poetry Ireland Review. She is a recipient of the Brendan Behan and the Lawrence O'Shaughnessy Awards.

Table of Contents

Winter birdsp. 13
Carrying the songsp. 14
Timbrep. 15
Our wordsp. 16
First poetryp. 17
Forgetting tulipsp. 18
Augersp. 19
Demolitionp. 20
Oughterard lemonsp. 21
Golden lanep. 22
Indigop. 23
Runp. 24
Starlingsp. 26
Bright cityp. 27
Strangerp. 28
Walking out to Island Eddyp. 29
Sheep at night in the Inagh Valleyp. 30
Weaningp. 31
Whinp. 32
Barbarip. 33
To Colmcille returningp. 37
Going for milkp. 38
Scriptp. 40
Shellsp. 41
Survivorsp. 42
Breastbonep. 43
Exuberancep. 44
Bannyp. 45
Orientationp. 46
Aubadep. 47
Pollenp. 48
Vogelherd horse, 30,000 B.C.p. 49
Chauvetp. 50
The forcep. 51
Lampedp. 52
Eagles' rockp. 55
Holy wellp. 56
Thirst in the Burrenp. 57
Oarp. 58
Thalassap. 59
'Taom'p. 60
Tree stumpp. 61
Turf boatsp. 62
Prodigalp. 63
No sense in talkingp. 64
Hillsp. 66
The foot of muckishp. 67
Listening clayp. 68
Easterp. 69
Scarp. 70
Erosp. 71
Afterlovep. 72
Narrow gatheringsp. 73
Dark springp. 75
Wet dovesp. 76
Nestp. 77
Crow's nestp. 78
After the burialp. 79
Sympathetic vibrationp. 80
Foundationsp. 81
Votive lampp. 82
Crannogp. 85
Shardsp. 86
Introductionsp. 87
Murdering the languagep. 88
Hunter's moonp. 89
Ontario Drumlinp. 90
Patched kayakp. 91
Oystersp. 92
Tendingp. 93
Violinp. 94
Viola d'Amorep. 95
Arctic ternp. 96
Milkp. 97
Winter pathsp. 98
Hazelnutsp. 99
Mountainp. 100
Scriobp. 101
Thole-pinp. 102
Easter housesp. 103
Song in Windsor, Ontariop. 104
Driving through light in West Limerickp. 105
Attentionp. 107
An altered gaitp. 108
Bulbsp. 109
Nightp. 110
Migrationsp. 111
Between the jigs and the reelsp. 112
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