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Poetry Month 2012. 23: From the Irish

It’s quite evident that I like Ian Duhig, having shared three of his poems before – ‘Use Complete Sentences’, Civilization and Nothing Pie – the latter with a tenuous theme of language or colloquialisms. The poem I’m sharing today shares … Continue reading

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Poetry Month 2012. 5: Nothing Pie

More Ian Duhig. I’ve previously shared Use Complete Sentences and Civilization. The themes in this one are national pride (of two nations – Ireland and god’s own country, Yorkshire) and language development (see Sinead Morrissey’s Cathedral).      Nothing Pie      When I … Continue reading

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Lent 24: Civilization

In recognition of current news regarding same sex marriage in the UK, here’s a poem on the topic from Ian Duhig. It’s from his collection The Speed of Dark from early 2007, so it’s not the most current of treatments … Continue reading

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Poetry Month 17 – Ian Duhig

Ian Duhig is another local poet. Though born in London from Irish descent, he graduated from Leeds Uni and I’m pretty sure he still works around here. He has a recent collection out, Pandorama, which I intend to get soon. … Continue reading

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