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Foilsíodh Rogha dánta leis sa bhliain 2011, a rogha féin as seacht gcnuasach a d’fhoilsigh Coiscéim as Gaeilge idir 1988 agus 2010. Is é an leabhar dhátheangach The brindled cat and the nightingale’s tongue (Bloodaxe 2014) an leabhar filíochta is déanaí dá chuid.

 

 

 

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Ní cuimhin liom í a chur ann,

mo láimh athardha timpeall ort

is tú go domhain id chodladh

in aice liom, ach tá sí ann

 

ar a shonsan nuair a dhúisím

is an traein díreach ag teacht

ón dtollán fuar go gcaitheann

gach éinne againn dul tríd

 

ó am go ham le deimhniú arís

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ag ceann eile an phoill. Is rófhada

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