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Offspring of the Moon

Offspring of the Moon

15/06/2015 0
 Poetry: In the poems of ."The Offspring of the Moon", John W. Sexton speaks to a tradition deeply rooted in the Irish literary imagination: from the oral tales and myths of pre-Christian times, through the gothic horrors of Sheridan Le Fanu and Bram Stoker, to the early science-fictional romances of Fitz-James O'Brien and M. P. Shiel. These are poems of the altered mind, the cosmic journey, the daemons and totems of the spirit world, the subversion of logic and science. More excitingly than any other poet presently writing in Ireland, Sexton thinks the world anew. His poems offer a unique, pr...
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