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Postcards to the Rain God (an extract)

Sean O'Brien


Postcards to the Rain God (an extract)

Sean O'Brien


Poem introduction

'Postcards from the Rain God'is a series of about a dozen brief, dramatic lyrics, I suppose, about rain in various Northern settings, and the eleventh of them is dedicated to Peter Didsbury, a fellow poet, on his fiftieth birthday - he is a great pluviophile.

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