The drowning Ark

The drowning Ark Poet Greg Delanty refreshes his Irish roots
No More Time by Greg Delanty (Louisiana State University Press, $17.95/£16.50/€19.99; order from www.eurospangroup.com) “Merritt Island, Florida, was flooded in order to eradicate mosquitoes around the Kennedy Space Centre, destroying this sparrow’s only nesting ground.” The sparrow in question is the Dusky seaside sparrow. But this observation which introduces one of Greg Delanty’s poems sums it all…
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