We have a winner.
Puzzle-nuzzling reader John E Bravo was the first to correctly solve our Poetry Day Ireland crossword (answers below) from yesterday.
John wins a bespoke Limerick (below) from ‘rick machine John Moynes tucked into a copy of the Seamus Heaney edition of Poetry Ireland Review.
A Limerick for John E Bravo
A commenter called John E B,
Who I’ve heard’s well versed in poetry,
Was the first one to choose,
To solve all the clues,
About poets, expressed cryptically.
Across: Ode; Dán; Keats; Quatrain; Butler; Longly (sic – Longley); Faber; Pearse; Boland; Haiku
Down: Seamus Heaney; Dedalus (sic: that’s his Da); T S Eliot; Inishfree; Burns; Gallery; Kavanagh; Salmon.
Thanks Moira Cardiff