Theme for Arthur


As close as poetry can take you 
To the heart of any matter,
Never trust 
A French symbolist poet
With a pistol in one hand 
And a glass of absinthe in the other.

If you like this piece by Kevin McLaughlin, you should read Ann Howells

Kevin McLaughlin is from the Inishowen Peninsula

About the contributor

Kevin McLaughlin is a published poet and semi-professional photographer based on the Inishowen peninsula in Co. Donegal. Written work has appeared in a number of small literary magazines in Ireland and photographic work has been exhibited internationally in locations as diverse as the Burning Man festival in Nevada, USA and the UK City of Culture visual Arts programme in 2013. Kevin’s work has been published in the travel section of the New York Times. The common theme of the 'Tao of wanderlust' is central to both his written and visual work.

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