Monday, November 07, 2016

Restless growth …

… Poetry: Paul Muldoon, Ireland’s enigmatic riddler of rhymes. (Hat tip, G. E. Reutter.)
What is clear now, as much as when he published his first collection as an undergraduate, is that Muldoon sounds like no one else. The immediately distinctive, speed, cynical wit and appetite for language of the books of his first decade led readers into increasingly strange situations and have inspired generations of Irish and British and, lately, North American writers

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