RIP001: Colin Dardis - Endless Flower
300 haiku, senryū and other forms of micropoetry.
Contains The Art Of Conduction, a sequence of 100 senryū exploring the power of music and the orchestra.
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Publication Date: 6th August 2021
Colin Dardis is a poet, editor and sound artist. His work has been published widely throughout Ireland, the UK and USA, and shortlisted for the Erbacce Prize, Seamus Heaney Award for New Writing, and Over The Edge New Writer of the Year Award, amongst others. Previous collections include The Dogs of Humanity (Fly on the Wall Press, 2019, shortlisted for Best Poetry Pamphlet, Saboteur Awards 2020), the x of y (Eyewear, 2018), Post-Truth Blues (Locofo Chaps, 2017) and Dōji: A Blunder (Lapwing, 2013).
Praise for the writing of Colin Dardis:
"A quirky, singular voice which sets the writer apart from the standing army of Irish poets." - Poetry Ireland Review
"...a dredging up of emotions, feelings and darkness.... full of separation, or the protagonists pulling away from the world around them." - London Grip
"There is a very human need to be social and connect... [t]he analogies and ambiguities are thought-provoking and encourage readers to look again at familiar situations and blur the boundaries between animals and humans... timely and engaging." - The Blue Nib
"In poems that are inventive and beguiling, Dardis creates a starkly insightful version of the present, using fresh, direct language... [t]he voice in these poems is insightful, urgent but compassionate, making the collection an enjoyable but unsettling read." - Neon Books