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The Carpenter’s Apprentice & Other Poems
About the Author:
W.G. Mc Neice was born in Castle island, Co. Kerry in 1930 and worked with a local authority in Tralee before transferring to Bray, Co. Wicklow in 1972.
His poetry has been published in magazines and newspapers here and in England, including the Times Literary Supplement, New Irish Writing and many others.
He was won a number of prizes at the Listowel Writers’ Week in the past and has received many commendations for his poetry also.
He is now retired and lives with his family in Bray.
About the Book:
Volume of selected poems.
Frost is a quiet journeyman,
Sensed rather than seen,
Stealing across the countryside
With his ice-making machine.
He leaps from star to star:
His love is a standing pool
Of water into which he plunges
Or rolls like a foal in grass;
And fields where he has lain
Are starched and stiff as cardboard
Until thawed by the sun again.
He has Medusa’s touch
When all is said and done,
And yet for his accomplishments
The diamonds are not stone.