Robyn Rowland

Robyn Rowland poetry

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Shadows at the Gate, 2004

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Shadows at the GateShadows at the Gate

(Five Islands Press, 2004)

Publisher Ron Pretty wrote: that this book ‘moves between Ireland and Victoria, between the twin towers and the love of a priest, between selkies and grandfathers with great assurance and insight. There is something European or perhaps Irish in
her poetic consciousness: she handles passion and laughter, politics and loss with equal confidence. Her work is very sensual and encompasses a broad range from the political to love affairs that go astray, death and cancer’.

See: Reviews of Shadows at the Gate