Sunday 10 July 2022

Sunday poet-Rita Ann Higgins

I met Rita Ann at the Sceine poetry festival in Kenmare a few years ago. She is a delight to listen to in performance. Am reading her book Tongulish, which probably refers to the language she uses. 

The language of sweet talk, babble and blather,quibble and quizzical, according to the blurb.

 She's feisty and irreverent. Fintan O'Toole says of her "Higgins could be regarded, in one of her guises, as Ireland's first rapper...

Follow link above to get a flavour of her achievements and style

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