‘Glendalough Sonnet’ and other poems by Angela Patten

‘Glendalough Sonnet’ and other poems by Angela Patten

Glendalough Sonnet Rain and relatives, relatives and rain. In Glendalough’s monastic town a jackdaw baby thrusts his downy head out of a round tower putlock and raises an ungodly yellow beak to squawk at gawking tourists snapping cellphones, the spines of their umbrellas dripping on the ancient bullaun stones where monks once mixed their potions [...]