Pat Boran, The Statues of Emo Court, a poetry film screenshot

The Statues of Emo Court: A Poetry Film

Recorded in the grounds of Emo Court, Co. Laois, Ireland, The Statues of Emo Court celebrates patience, resilience and the turning of the seasons, finding inspiration in the statues of one of Ireland’s most celebrated Big Houses at Emo Court, not far from my native Portlaoise. The poem was commissioned by Dunamaise Arts Centre, and the film was shot and edited entirely on iPhone/iPad.

Pat Boran, The Statues of Emo Court, book cover

A pocket-format print edition of this poem, with images from the film, is published by Orange Crate Books and available from the Dedalus Press here.

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