books

goin’ down slow brings together Brendan Cleary’s poetry published over 25 years. His previous collections include The Irish Card and Sacrilege (Bloodaxe) Stranger in the House (Wrecking Ball Press) and weightless & some turbulent weather (tall-lighthouse).

£12 ISBN 978 1 904551 79 9



Some of us stay home & write tame poems about wild things, Brendan Cleary gets out there & captures wild ones & brings them home alive.     Hugo Williams

Brendan Cleary’s poetry creates a modern blues.    Roddy Lumsden

Just read them for yourself and listen.    Martin Mooney

Brendan Cleary might be goin’ down slow but he’s certainly making the most of the descent…    Poetry Book Society