30 Aug 4 SAILS. 1999.
Little Sparta: Wild Hawthorn Press, 1999
11.8 x 7.1cm, 4pp, printed black on brown. Finlay's poem reads:
Two Nile sails, two silent
Dream sail denied to thumb and
The down-at-heel sail of the
last Galway Hooker.
The Last Galway Hooker is a poem by Richard Murphy which tells the tale of a failing fishing boat and its path to restoration which en passant becomes retelling of the story of modern Irish history. VG+.