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Jun 1, 2024 | 2024 Summer - More than One Letter, Poetry

By Niamh Griffiths

I’m sitting
in the coffee shop
where I saw you second
maybe third
when I was his and you were hers
before our conversations about
master’s degrees and plays we’d seen
before subtle hand graze
and “does she like me back?” squeezes
(I did, by the way)
before you showed me pictures
of your dog and we found out our
favourite songs were the same
when you thought that I was straight
but were wondering if there was something
a little bit…about me

Niamh Griffiths is a poet from South Wales. She predominantly writes poetry discussing sexuality, mental health, and religion. 

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