Theodore Deppe


ISBN: 9781851322084

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In his seventh book of poems, Theodore Deppe’s masterful lyric narratives move back and forth from his home in Connemara to other parts of Ireland and the world. From an ophthalmologist’s waiting room in Galway where he ponders Finnegans Wake, to a room in northern California where he reads Dostoyevsky on the night of Donald Trump’s inauguration, to van Gogh’s reaction to Gauguin’s “Gospel of the Unreal” in France, these poems are meditative, humorous, and elegant, both deeply personal and in lively discussion with the larger world.