Wandersong: A poem by Nidhi Zak/Area Eipe

some day, love, go into the wood,
and cast your sights out far ahead,
look closely for a flash of wand,
squint: conjuring of silver thread...

This poem forms part of a Sunday Miscellany collaboration with the Arts Council to mark its 70th anniversary. Listen to Niamh Campbell's story Petition here, and tune into Sunday Miscellany on RTÉ Radio 1 at 9.10am on Sunday 22 May, for a special programme marking the Arts Council's anniversary with writers John Banville, Shelly Furlong, Diarmaid Ferriter, Iarla Ó Lionard and Marina Carr.