“Lúb ar Lár” and other poems by Máire Dinny Wren

Lúb ar Lár and other poems by Máire Dinny Wren. Original Irish versions followed by English translations by Máire Dinny Wren and Kathryn Daily Ar an Chladach Dhearóil Is cuimhin liom a bheith ag snámh, Is cuimhin liom a bheith ar an tanalacht, Is cuimhin liom a bheith ar an doimhneacht, Is cuimhin liom a [...]

‘Swallows’ and other poems by Doireann Ní Ghríofa

Swallows The knitting needles drew melodies from silence as stitches seemed to follow one another like swallows alighting upon a wire, watching the tiny dress of softest yellow wool grow like a sunrise waiting for she who waited within. She, who came and left all too soon. Stretched and stitched, I lie empty, raw, alone [...]