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· Dream-Dust Parasites

· The Angel of Luxury and Sadness, Volume One

· Facing The Demon of noontide

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· The Orpheus Plague

· The Phantom Library

· Theresa Jones - by Ian Irvine (hobson)

· The Doubtful Muse - by Ian Irvine (Hobson)

· Samuel Elmsmore Dreams of Harry The Crab

· Five Boxes and a Knife

· Trevor Franklin Refuses to Allow me to Impress my Teacher

· Transmedia Story-Telling (in a Holographic Multiverse)

· Zoetics: New Perspectives on Fundamental Creativity

· Muse of the Long-Haul: Thirty-One Isles of the Creative Imagination

· Trickster Gods and the Quantum Muse: Creativity and the Multiverse

· Hermesian Epidemics: Depression, Anxiety, Derealisation, Narcissism ,

· Hermes Negatively Polarised - Pt 5 Alchemy and the Imagination

· The Angel of Luxury and Sadness

· Notes on Creativity Revolutions: Modernism - A Literature of the Void?

· Notes on Creativity Revolutions - Contemporary Experimental Literatures

· Creativity Revolutions - Gods and Scribes of the Ancient Near East

· Hiroshima Dance

· Three Poems in Platform 15

· Any Available Exit

· Spirits in Triples

· Tending the Grove - from the Taliesin-Ceridwen Sequence

· The Chase Across time (part 2)

· The Chase Across Time (Part 1)

· The World Rushed in (The Awen)

· Three Drops From the Cauldron

· The Ghost Narrates

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· The Gods Abandon Olympus (for Hollywood) - Public Talk

· Sara Douglass Worlds - Revived

· Bendigo Writers Festival 2014

· An Accidental Soldier (based on Silent Parts by John Charalambous)

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· Three Poems from 'Coral Reveries' published by Poetry Life and Times

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  Europe After the Rain - Ian Irvine
by Ian Irvine (Hobson)
Monday, July 19, 2010
Rated "G" by the Author.

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A meditation on time and human folly - also a celebration of Max Ernst and the Surrealist contribution to international modernism.

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This poem was recently published by the UK literary journal 'Envoi'. It also appeared in Scintillae 2012.

Image: tile of 'Europe After the Rain' by Max Ernst (1940s).

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Reviewed by Ria Banerjee (Reader) 10/26/2010
A new member.. a new reader.. a new follower of course.. substance depicting life n beyond !

Reviewed by Sage Sweetwater 9/10/2010
Quintessential poetry. I see the thousand-year cycle mix of mythology and archaeology, the more things change, the more things stay the same, Ian...a pleasure to be in your den tonight...Be well. Blessed Be.

Reviewed by Axilea MU 8/30/2010
An old world, not quite dead, but almost... Where has the soul gone?
Intriguing traces of Life and History.

Reviewed by Paul Judges 7/20/2010
A fine poem, Ian
Reviewed by Christine Tsen 7/19/2010
This was haunting and beautiful ~

Books by
Ian Irvine (Hobson)

Dream-Dust Parasites

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The Angel of Luxury and Sadness, Volume One

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Facing The Demon of noontide

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  1. The Right Side of History
  2. Windy Thoughts
  3. Translucent By Ways
  4. Lost In The Freeze
  5. Biocentrism
  6. Follow Me!
  7. A Conversation with Dreamers
  8. We Sang and Howled All Night
  9. Buffalo Hump
  10. Did You Know
  11. What Shall I Make of My Broken Heart? (Vid
  12. Walking Past the Graveyard
  13. Getting Lost in This Dream
  14. Mirage in the Dark
  15. Another Rain Song
  16. Unfamiliar Faces
  17. Nightmare follows into waking life...
  19. Where Have All The Poets Gone?
  20. Inescapable

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