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By Michael Feeney Callan

ISBN-10: 1909483168

ISBN-13: 9781909483163

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Michael Feeney Callan’s love of poetry all started at an early age, while he grew to become occupied with the secret of its impression on him. As a baby he used to be captivated by means of the lulling magic of Robert Louis Stevenson’s A Child’s backyard of Verses, and later the symbolism and mysticism of Yeats and Poe turned key affects. “To me poetry is the last word workman’s tool,” he says, “full of strength and flexibility.” one of the Modernists he favours confessional and language poets similar to John Berryman and Wallace Stevens. “But I’m proud to have an antiquarian bent. Poetry is the main powerful distillation of the heritage of human suggestion, so it’s consistently beneficial to excavate. The Epic of Gilgamesh, Homer and haiku are as appropriate at the present time as rap. It’s a visceral, dwelling, doing thing.”

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