Lea McInerney



The Day After

Around the side veranda, just down from their bedroom window, she sits on the old stone step, leaning forward, arms folded across knees, head heavy on arms, face hidden. Her body shakes. The blue sheets from his bed hang on …

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Routine Transfer (Maternity Ward, 1983)

The woman whose baby died at birth sits in the wheelchair waiting for the lift, a drip in her arm. A nurse stands beside, in charge of drip stand and suitcase, her eyes on the woman’s grey face. She pictures …

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