“Burying the soldier”: a new poem by Declan Ryan

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Declan Ryan was born in Mayo, Ireland, and lives in London. A pamphlet of his poems was published in the Faber New Poets series in 2014. He co-edits the Days of Roses anthology series and is the poetry editor at Ambit.

This article appears in the 24 September 2015 issue of the New Statesman, Revenge of the Left