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As I knelt in prayer
Your presence
Drew my attention
From the tabernacle.

Your small auburn head
Beneath a silk scarf
Became my focus.

At communion I followed
Your walk feeling a pull
Within my breast.

And as you returned
To the pew I drank
Your beauty,
Your innocence,
Your presence.

Oh! I wonder where you are
Now- you who attracted me
From my devotion.
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Liam Ó Comáin

An Irish poet now living in Derry City but originally from Limavady in County Derry in the north of the Island. more…

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