Monsoon Diary – Poetry By Joe Woods

Award winning poet and former Yangon resident, Joe Woods’ newest collection will be released by Dedalus Press in April 2018 …

According to the brief by Daedalus:

‘Monsoon Diary strikes an often elegiac tone, betraying a growing awareness of mortality and the many losses that come with age. But it also bears witness to a country transitioning from dictatorship to democracy, finds the seeds of a new half-crown of sonnets in a line of Catullus, and, in Driving to Delvin, a poem of 84 couplets, breaks out into a kind of road movie of spirited and sometimes random association, bringing all of the book’s many themes and ideas, its fears and hopes, together in a celebration of forward motion, of living itself.

Monsoon Diary is available for pre-order at Foyles, Browns and other good bookstores in the UK and Ireland.

Image Credit at Dedalus Press

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