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Though sometimes it feels like it, none of us, wherever we are, are writing into the dark, someone is always listening... Thanks so much to Éamon Mag Uidhir for his truly wonderful review of Of Ochre and Ash (Dedalus Press). “Hooker is a poet of considerable complexity. Sometimes the skeins of mood and metaphor refuse to unravel and we suspect we haven’t gone all the way to a poem’s innermost core. Yet we are satisfied nonetheless, exhilarated by the journey though unsure we have reached its destination. A poet’s function can be as much to evoke as to explain.” Read More

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