A Fool's Errand by Dermot Healy PDF

By Dermot Healy

Dermot Healy's fourth assortment offers itself as a book-length poem that charts the once a year migrations of millions of barnacle ducks among their breeding grounds in Greenland and their iciness quarters on an island beside his domestic. part titles recommend stations on their direction: The Leavings', The Arrowhead' and The Wild Goose Chase'. From renewed pleasure as they arrive — from gaggle to skein — in appealing stitches / alongside a thread' the book's formal development screens a brand new ability because it displays and files the tale of 2 houses' and the shapes and sounds in their marvellous exercises. yet A Fool's Errand can also be a research of destiny. Framed by way of the funerals of neighbors, the poem yields grave classes via attribute epiphanies, scintillating poetry, and the song performed by means of the orchestra of memory'.

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