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The Work of a Winter

Maureen Boyle (author)

ISBN: 9781851321834

Publication Date: Jan 2019

Format: Paperback

Boyle's luminous poems are intimate portraits of confined and unsung lives, furnished with a sensuous exactness. Hermione, mourning her lost children, is cheered by the "blushing crimson tips" appearing in her winter garden. Birds are significant reminders of life, colour, and wry defiance in these self-assured poems of hard-won sustenance.
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Boyle's luminous poems are intimate portraits of confined and unsung lives, furnishedwith a sensuous exactness. The outcast Hermione, mourning her lost children, is cheered by the "blushing crimson tips" appearing in her winter garden. Birds are significant reminders of life, color, and wry defiance in these self-assured poems of hard-won sustenance.
Pages 80
Dimensions 229 x 152
Date Published 30 Jan 2019
Publisher Arlen House
Subject/s Poetry   Poetry by individual poets  
Maureen Boyle's poems have been published in Fortnight Magazine, The Yellow Nib, and elsewhere. She is married to the Belfast journalist and writer Malachi O'Doherty.

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