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Siobhán Daffy

Siobhán Daffy lives in the Glenasmole Valley, Dublin. Her poems have appeared in The SHOp Magazine, Equinox Magazine, Orbis, Crannog Magazine and Fire Magazine. She enjoys performing her poems to music and is working on her first collection & CD.

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

The Meeting Place

 

I met her on a London street,

a fleeting glance

then gone.

 

I could have sworn she stood there

in that eccentric black coat

and brown felt hat.

 

In my dream she is running

towards the lake

when she becomes a swan.

 

And so it is,

I keep my appointments with the dead

just as I do with the living.

 

Our conversations are different now,

whispering through wind,

barely audible sometimes.

 

Or loud and unexpected,

a blue-black splash of crow

breaking the day.

 

 

©2012 Siobhán Daffy

 

 

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'Kiss': Daffy poem in Southword Journal

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