Theresa Daly

Rookie (27/8/57 / new york)

Biography of Theresa Daly

Theresa Daly poet

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.

Theresa Daly's Works:

contributor to:
'Tribe of Scribes' New Writings from Scribblers Anonymous
'Tribe of Scribes' edition 2
'Eternal Portraits'
'Revival'White House Poets Limerick

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Weary Fingers

Tthe streetllamp, still aglow
casts a gloss over the footpath.
The orange light of morning gushes through the bedroom window;
your weary fingers scramble for the lightswitch,
as the seagull swoops for prey.

Somewhere long ago,
you marched through the feilds of DeNang
twitching at the eyes of children concealing weapons,

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