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By James Liddy
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Since 1975 Liddy has gone on to write a body of highly achieved work: poems of place, especially in Corca Bascinn (1977); poems about his family; poems about poets; further poems on sexual themes; poems of wit (Art is Not for Grown Ups). It is now time to examine more closely Liddy's poetry under the headings (1) Place; (2) Family; (3) Writers; (4) Sex; and (5) Witty epigrams. 3 From at least the 9th century on and to a degree greater than in any other Western country, poetry in Ireland has been notable for its sense of place.
He flew his leaflet-dropping plane over it. He was the Lindbergh of the Blackstairs. He dived and became a fish in its streams. His mouth flowed past fill. The cottage door opens to the gilded swimming deathwish in water. . Heart remnants squirm away. He knew houses lay under a counter-curse to Cromwell: the curse of Pearse. Flames and wailing; one bad turn deserves another. But the rabbits crept out of the grass to weep for the great rabbit from the hat. . Croghan Kinsella was a trompe d'oeil with Ganymede waiting for the caress of a sugar Dagda.
Seller From a cart seen at the kitchen door In childhood. Death in summer What we did not see and can never imagine The garden and the dew on his Shoes (we cannot wear them) George takes down the photo Graph and kisses it meaning more than what we saw in childhood, our fates and fortunes, our works and ways. Page 61 5 I am telling you, kid, The journey you should make From the salmon (once) Falls of Doonass as far as hoarse voiced Styx. Both ways to river and, greenly Pleasaunces and seats of the Blissful Groves Across the billion ripples small fairy friends whose Perfection (once) we sensed at mid night drunk grappling on the yellow sands.