Migrationsof birds, people, words, and songsand the ravages of time are luminously explored in this wonderful collection of poems. At their core, the poems draw together the natural and human worlds through resonating, rhythmic prose. A selection of poems from the poet’s previous collections is also included.
Carcanet Press Ltd.; April 2008
- ISBN 9781847773128
- Read online, or download in secure PDF or secure EPUB format
- Title: Carrying the Songs
- Author: Moya Cannon
Imprint: Carcanet Press Ltd.
In The Press
"These wonderful poems lay down not just a landscape and a history, but a music which is all their own." —Eavan Boland, poet; Bella Mabury and Eloise Mabury Knapp Professor in the Humanities, Stanford Univerisity
About The Author
Moya Cannon is the author of two previous poetry collections, Oar and The Parchment Boat, and a former editor of Poetry Ireland Review. She is a recipient of the Brendan Behan and the Lawrence O'Shaughnessy Awards.