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Nature Heals – Poetry Reading

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When we are held still, let us be held close to all that grows . . .

Day Trip Philosophy – a Poem for Dad

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Day Trip Philosophy is a poem that remembers my Dad. It focuses on the memory of a day trip to Gliffaes Country...

Let Down – Poetry Reading

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Let Down is a lockdown poem sprinkled with fairytale magic, ready to tell a story in verse and tell it out loud . . .

We Speak – a Poem for Parents

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‘We Speak’ is a poem for mums and dads. As parents, our days are already tightly bound by routine – early starts,...

Attracta Fahy – Live for Fly on the Wall – Review

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Attracta Fahy's chapbook, 'Dinner in the Fields' has been my close companion in lockdown.  I have lived the East Galway landscape through the words - all that golden warmth, long summers, the texture of grass, hay and stone . . . In Killererin, graveyards lose their spectral frames, become part of the community, and through childhood memory they will live forever.

Lost Summer – Poem

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The sea is more than foam and see through water. It is memory and it is living.  Although I live quite far...

This Quiet House – a Poem for Galway 2020

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There are ghosts in this quiet house.I pause under John Wayne’s arm . . .

For Dylan – a Poem on Dylan Day

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You of the spiral-shell curls; the sea-chained voice. No wonder the waves made a play for your soul . . .

In Bloom – for Poetry Day Ireland

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When I heard that this year's theme for Poetry Day Ireland was 'There will be Time', I thought of this poem.  'In...