A Gift

Dinner for one.
A glass of Shloer.
Alone with Peter Dale’s
‘Under the Breath’, a gift,
from a mutual friend.
Then, should we never meet,
this has been given,
and gratefully received.
Maybe now, I too can breathe
on my own.

Mike McNamara (B.A. Hons.) was born in Ireland but lives in South Wales, UK. Oveerhearing the Incoherent: Selected Poems Was published by Grevatt and Grevatt in 1997. Mike is a published songwriter. His poetry has been published in Acumen, Aji, The Dawntreader, Dream Catcher, Envoi, Ink Sweat & Tears, The Lyric, New Welsh Review, Orbis, Reach, Tears in the Fence, etc. Mike also had a selection of poems published in The Pterodactyl’s Wing (Parthian, 2003).

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