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Neon Baby - new and selected poems

Neon Baby - new and selected poems


by Aidan Murphy

Neon Baby sees award-winning poet Aidan Murphy add to his already sterling collection of work with intricate, beautifully crafted verse, honing in on such topics as death, love, loss and urban paranoia, while also dealing with his own experience of fatherhood and the struggles involved in the creative process.

A-format, paperback | 96pp | ISBN: 978-1-90549-459-0 | Release Date: July 2007

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Praise for Aidan Murphy

There is a strong streak of intelligent defiance coursing through Murphy’s poetry’ - The Irish Times ‘Murphy is one of the least affected, most affecting voices around.
— The Sunday Tribune
A poet of passionate intensity, Aidan Murphy is still one of the freshest, and certainly one of the most compassionate, voices in Irish poetry today.
— Irish Examiner
There is a cold, not-to-be-fooled, intellect at work here; the imagery and free-verse forms are exciting and fully realised; the poetry, beautifully controlled and modulated.
— Irish Independent