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Van Gogh In Brixton

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 Van Gogh in Brixton by Shaun Traynor


This third collection of poems by Shaun Traynor maintains his high standard of perfection in verse. It is an emotional narrative of love lost, love regained. It is a love story, but there are also poems of truly beautiful pastoral observations. The title poem shows the poet’s ability to be gritty when an urban landscape demands. 



Shaun Traynor is a Northern Irish poet who now lives in London. He has published two major collections of poetry for adults and several highly successful novels for children. He has been a Writer in Residence with the Wiltshire Libraries and Museum Service and Poet in Residence at Derbyshire Sixth Form College. As a children’s author, he has visited schools and colleges all over England and Ireland. He is editor of The Poolbeg Book of Irish Poetry for Children.


Ursula O’Reilly Traynor‘s insight:



The book was launched very successfully last night in Daunt Books Hampstead. I am very proud of my husband poet 



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