Dair Ghaelach (Irish Oak)
and reach of him
through mountain bog and field
earthed bark to leaf-lit canopy
(i.m. Seamus Heaney.)
(previously published in Shrewsbury Stanza’s Anthology 2015)
Carol Caffrey is an Irish writer and actor who lives in Shropshire with her husband and two grown-up children. A former teacher and full-time mother, her work has appeared in Bare Fiction magazine, the Fish Anthology, Ink, Sweat & Tears, Lunch Ticket (Antioch University Review) and the Galway Review . She tours a one-woman play by Irish poet and playwright, Paula Meehan, called Music for Dogs.