Sky Didn't Fall

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The Sky Didn't Fall is Kerry Hardie's third and most varied collection. Series of poems set in Switzerland, its fields of sunflowers, and on Achill, 'island of bones and stones', complement more familiar responses to the landscape and weather surrounding her Kilkenny home.
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Overview

The Sky Didn't Fall is Kerry Hardie's third and most varied collection. Series of poems set in Switzerland, its fields of sunflowers, and on Achill, 'island of bones and stones', complement more familiar responses to the landscape and weather surrounding her Kilkenny home.
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  • ISBN-13: 9781852353490
  • Publisher: Gallery Press, The, Ireland
  • Publication date: 8/28/2004
  • Pages: 64
  • Product dimensions: 6.04 (w) x 8.60 (h) x 0.44 (d)

Table of Contents

Rivers 11
View from inside the house 12
All lives know longing, all lives are contained 13
That call again 14
The day of the funeral 15
After a while, we go in 16
Comfort 17
After my father died 18
Rain in April 19
Flow 21
Trapped swallow 22
Wet summer 23
Sleep in summer 24
Sheep fair day 25
Flying across land mass 17
On Derry's walls 28
Le Cheval 29
I don't go to the the sunflower field 30
One sunflower 31
Away from home 32
Enough 33
Afternoon rain 34
Eleventh of September 35
She hasn't been paid for six months 36
Saint Fursey's song 37
In age 39
Achill September 40
Flight 41
The hill behind the house 42
One keel strand 43
The calligraphy of birds 44
Like sea glass 45
Gathering stones 46
Remember this 47
Glory 48
September dusk 49
October 50
Tent 51
Winter heart 53
When Maura had died 54
Where to call home 55
Daniel's duck 56
Dublin train, solstice 58
Day's ending 59
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