Snow by the Cemetery

The world is beautiful because of all the horror we’ve seen and know. Without horror, we would not have beauty.

When I looked outside my window and saw it was snowing, I threw on a jacket, boots and my hat and decided I was going to do something that would capture the mood of DIVIDE THE DAWN, the last book in the AULD IRISHTOWN trilogy. I walked over to Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn and shot this. Then put some acoustic guitar over it.

I live directly between the Statue of Liberty and a humungous cemetery. Between death and hope. That’s where we all live.

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About eamonblog

I am Eamon Loingsigh, author of the Auld Irishtown trilogy. The first book in the trilogy is "Light of the Diddicoy," which was published by Three Rooms Press St. Patrick's Day, March 17, 2014. The second is "Exile on Bridge Street," also published by Three Rooms Press, October, 2016. This blog is mostly concerned with the books and the history of Brooklyn, the Irish-Americans and the gangs of Brooklyn and New York. I have also written lots of other stuff, namely two other books, the first called, "An Affair of Concoctions" and the book of poetry, "Love and Maladies." There are also articles sprinkled around the internet about anything from the anarchist movement of the Spanish Civil War to the French Symbolists of late 1800s Paris to the Irish Famine. With a degree in journalism and a passion for writing, there are lots of topics I have covered. To get in touch, send an email to: eamonloingsigh@gmail.com. Oh by the way, my last name is pronounced "Lynch." Eamon Loingsigh
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