When the Banshee Howls and other poems (Broken Wing Publishing, 2022) by John W. Leys is a deftly considered collection of poetry and photographs defining an epoch in a man’s life. A palpable sense of returning home. This is a story of death, loss, spirituality and survival.

I can still feel

The sinking in my heart

When I realized

How limited our time really was,

And the crushing devastation

When they told me

You were gone. (I Can Still Feel You)

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