Glimpses, Paperback


In a frantic world, the momentary glimpse can spark a sudden flash of insight.

This resonating glimpse-caught on the move-ripples through the mind, illuminating past and present, fast-forwarding in a split second to reveal future possibilities.

But in an instant it is gone, lost in the bustle of everyday life.

In Glimpses, Brendan Kennelly opens his eyes-and ours-to the world and times we rush through without looking.

With their quick fire wit and timeless wisdom, his glimpse-poems are in the tradition of riddles, epigrams, and proverbs.

Sublime or profane, joyous or crazily raucous, Kennelly's vivid glimpses have a life of their own, leaping beyond the words used to summon them up on the page.

When lightning flashes, the graveyard dances.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 160 pages
  • Publisher: Bloodaxe Books Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Poetry by individual poets
  • ISBN: 9781852245627



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