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“The Necessity for Irony” by Eavan Boland

On Sundays, when the rain held off, after lunch or later, I would go with my twelve year old daughter into town, and put down the time at junk sales, antique fairs. There I would lean over tables, absorbed by … Continue reading

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“The Glass King” by Eavan Boland

Isabella of Bavaria married Charles VI of France in 1385. In later years his madness took the form of believing he was made from glass. When he is ready he is raised and carried among his vaporish plants; the palms … Continue reading

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