Theresa Daly

Rookie (27/8/57 / new york)

Theresa Daly
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Born in New York, Daughter of a Limerick man and a Kerry Woman. Attended Our Lady of Victory Academy and Fordham University, New School for Social Research. Now Living in Galway, Ireland. Worked as presenter, camerawoman, editor and associate producer for 'Erin Focus'and 'Irish Eyes', WNYE and 'Riverdale Report', Riverdale CATV. Also worked with the Galway Film Centre as team leader for 'Caught Offside' a short documentary on Asylum seekers in Galway 2001 and as the Shorts Coordinator for the Galway Film Fleadh,2002. Poetry has been published 'Tribe of Scribes' (2 editions) in Ireland and 'Eternal Portraits' in the States, Revival 3(White House, Limerick) Dublin Chronicle. more »

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  • Lare Austin (12/27/2004 11:58:00 AM)

    Hi Theresa...I just read your poem, 'Track'. I think this is a great write. You are a gifted writer. Have you thought about publishing a book of poetry?

    Lare Joseph Austin

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St Theresa's

In the hallway
of St. Theresa's ward
his six foot four frame
stepped slowly,

'you all right? '
a patient asked
he stopped-
'My mother has just died'
said he,

matter of factly,
it was the first time he'd
ever said the phrase

one by one we rose
to hug him
automatically, wordlessly
'you only have one mother' he said
going up the hallway.

A country man
in his intimate, yet
universal moment
shared with strangers
from the city

his composure,
his quiet pain,
the ...

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