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27 Apr Thur 7pm Poetry Day Ireland Duelling Banjo Poets: Alison Hackett & Arnie Yasinski with Chris Fitzpatrick + OPEN MIC afterwards. Walter's Pub, 68 George's St Upper, Dun Laoghaire. Hosted by ArtNetDLR.
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IT'S OKAY. HE'S AMERICAN. €16 + P&P Third collection. Arnie Yasinski knows his difference is noticed when he opens his mouth to speak in Ireland; sees how the stasis of Beckett’s ‘Waiting for Godot’ is everywhere, knows how darkness can be camouflaged, how the Irish avoid pain by averting their eyes from the abyss.
Poem inside — It's Okay. He's American.
Index of first lines
Arnie reading from the collection
SENTIENT €16 + P&P
Poems of remembrance, of love, of still-life; language, people, place and religion pepper this second collection which sets out from West Cork and takes in Dublin, India, Germany, Beirut, France and England on the way.
Poem inside — Train Ride, India
List of contents
Alison reading from the collection
Poetic Licence in a Time of Corona €16 + p&pPeppered with lightness, moments of deep grief, and quirky side-steps, Poetic Licence In A Time Of Corona shows us how one man (who happened to be a doctor) made sense of the strangest of times. Listen to RTE Ryan Tubridy interview Launch speech by Alison Hackett — read here
God Lives in Norway and Goes by Christie €16 + P&P
Anchored in his present life in Ireland, swimming at the Forty Foot in the opening poem, Arnie Yasinski reflects on his peripatetic past, including being one of the young men in the US draft lottery for Vietnam.
Knot of Toads €16 +P&P
illustrated by Nick Geoghegan with haikus Have you ever heard of a conspiracy of lemurs? A band of gorillas? Find out more about this educational-but-fun picture book for kids that adults will also enjoy.
The Visual Time Traveller from €70 +P&P — 500 years of History, Art and Science interpreted in 100 Unique Designs and is a breathtaking journey for the reader. Collectors edition available too. Dedicated website.
Yours etc Letters printed in Irish and British papers 2010-2017 €24 + P&P
One 1960's born Cork woman's opinions on anything and everything from Brexit, corporation tax and morality to science, sex and education. First featured in print as letters from to the editors of various Irish & British newspapers.
Crabbing €20 + P&P
Poetry. A memoir of love and loss experienced by a 12-year-old expressed through the lens of a 52-year-old. Limited edition Hardback of 100 (numbered) also available.
16 Postcards from The Visual Time Traveller €18 + P&P
The Visual Time Traveller
This is a labour of love, insanity, beauty and, perhaps, an attempt to reintegrate history, art and science together again. Simon Cocking Irish Tech News
Her range of language is both staccato and soft, in succinct verse, which encourages you to read this aloud, truly the best way to engage in the emotional depth of a poem.
Deirdre Conroy Sunday Independent
Poetic Licence in a Time of Corona
Your poems tell us all we need to know Ryan Tubridy, RTE Radio podcast
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