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“Missouri Sequence”

Brian Coffey’s St. Louis Years
  • Jack Morgan
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Part of the New Directions in Irish and Irish American Literature book series (NDIIAL)

Abstract

In the Missouri Ozarks west of St. Louis, in midsummer 1953, the Irish poet Brian Coffey wrote:

Forty-Eight years after my birth, tonight,

when faint heart counsels

… with family cares and crises

and decline…

I write verses at my desk. (“Sequence” 82)1

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Freezing Rain Irish Immigrant Cork Native North American Literature Modern Poet 
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© Jack Morgan 2011

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