The smell of them is gone: dust-dry, the fear of fire,
I used to brush clouds of it from my hair.
They were reserved, a parliament of silence,
words laced tight inside each slender page.
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Claire Quigley’s poetry has been published in a variety of magazines, including Magma, Gutter, The Interpreter’s House, Other Poetry, and Obsessed with Pipework. Her photos have appeared on a number of book and CD covers and in magazines and she was awarded an Edwin Morgan Travel Bursary for a project involving poems and photographs on the theme of “A Dry Atlantis - Britain and Rising Sea Levels”. She lives in Glasgow where she works with CoderDojo Scotland, part of a global collaboration which provides free coding clubs for young people.