· Naughties
· · 2003
· · · October
· · · · 28 (1 entry)

Dublin in a Rainstorm · Twenty-five minutes’ slog back to the ho­tel across down­town Dublin, the mist turned thick­er then to re­al rain, thank god for the Akubra but my good grey suit is drenched; the wool can take it but in my head is a loop of Sinéad O’Connor croon­ing Dublin in a rain­storm at the open­ing of Troy, that croon ex­plodes in that song and I saw her do it once live with just an acous­tic gui­tar, more pet­ri­fy­ing than the record (The Lion and the Co­bra), though she should have cred­it­ed Yeats’ No Se­cond Troy for the lines she stole. As for Dublin, it’s pret­ty nice; this note is just visitor’s im­pres­sions and a cou­ple of snap­s ...
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