Greetings to our Friends in Brazil by Paul Durcan

Greetings to our Friends in Brazil

Paul Durcan

Get a snap-shot of life as it is today for Irish people living at home or abroad. Meet some celebrities through the pages and become involved in personal and intimate relationships. Give yourself time to ponder after each poem.

Extract


In the summer of '97 I lost my Remote Control
And it ruined the summer and all belonging to me.
I reported to the woman at the counter of Multichannel.
She looked so severe I was slow to speak to her.
I stammered: 'I have - I have lost my Remote Control.'

from Remote Control

Parallels
  • Cries of an Irish Caveman by Paul Durcan
  • The Laurelude by W N Herbert
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Violence
Explicit sexual content