Fancy a lift? is a series of daily poetry postcards, curated and read by poet Stephen James Smith @SJSwords, as part of the Well Festival of Arts & Wellbeing 13 – 18 February 2023.

Monday’s poem is ‘Amber’ by Eavan Boland.



Tuesday’s poem is  ‘My Wife Thinks I’m at a Poetry Reading’ by Phil Lynch 



Wednesday’s poem is ‘Seed by Paula Meehan



Thursday’s poem is ‘Bog Medicine by Annemarie Ní Churreáin



Friday’s poem is ‘Camán/Hurley’ by Paul Casey


Curated and read by Stephen James Smith
Graphic design by Alina O’Shaughnessy
Video edit by DGM Photographic
Recording and soundscape produced by Gavin Glass at Orphan Recording Studios, Wexford

The Well Festival celebrates all the ways the arts help us to feel good and is presented by Garter Lane Arts Centre, Waterford City & County Libraries and Waterford Healing Arts. The festival is kindly funded by the Arts Council, the HSE and Waterford City and County Council, with additional support from Sanofi. See