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Kerrie O'Brien in Southword Journal 19

Kerrie O' Brien is a recent Art History graduate from Trinity College. Her poetry has been published in such publications as Revival, Crannóg, Ropes, Icarus, College Green, The Cathach, Wordlegs and Minus 9 Squared. She currently lives and works in Dublin.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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dawn creeps in, slowly.
you are not yet awake
as you go to touch him lightly
dawn creeps in. slowly
hands close – empty –  
sensing their mistake.
dawn creeps in. slowly –
you are – not yet – awake

 

 

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