A meditation on time and human folly - also a celebration of Max Ernst and the Surrealist contribution to international modernism.
Go to 'Europe After the Rain', copyright Ian Irvine, 2000, all rights reserved. Format: JPEG.
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)
|A new member.. a new reader.. a new follower of course.. substance depicting life n beyond !
|Reviewed by Sage Sweetwater
|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
|An old world, not quite dead, but almost... Where has the soul gone?
Intriguing traces of Life and History.
|Reviewed by Paul Judges
|A fine poem, Ian|
|Reviewed by Christine Tsen
|This was haunting and beautiful ~