There’s been no shortage of singer-songwriters who have been considered poets by their fans: Bob Dylan, Bruce Cockburn, Lou Reed, Rodriguez, Joni Mitchell and Leonard Cohen are among the more obvious candidates. On the whole, their song lyrics — although some are vibrantly poetic — have trouble standing confidently alone without the carriage of music […]
Author Archives: Gary Furnell
Gary Furnell is a former librarian. His stories, essays and book reviews sometimes appear in Quadrant, The Chesterton Review, Studio, The Defendant and The Catholic Weekly. His new book The Hardest path is the Easiest: exploring the wisdom literature with Pascal, Burke, Kierkegaard and Chesterton is available through Connor Court.