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NaPoWriMo Day 17: Poetry sharing

This is me being lazy again. Or suffering from a major writer’s block. 


And some time make the time to drive out west
Into County Clare, along the Flaggy Shore, 104 more words

NPM: "Follower" by Seamus Heaney

Ireland is a great place for poetry.

Follower by Seamus Heaney

My father worked with a horse-plough,
His shoulders globed like a full sail strung… 146 more words


Life Changing Poetry

For your afternoon tea today we have some poetry, shocking I know!

Yesterday I stumbled across a Buzzfeed link with the title “36 Life Changing Poems Everyone Should Read” 141 more words

Afternoon Tea

For Good Friday: Seamus Heaney's "Westering" (The Poem of the Day)


Seamus Heaney

I sit under Rand McNally’s
Official Map of the Moon’—
The colour of frogskin,
Its enlarged pores held

Open and one called… 124 more words


Seamus Heaney Conference

I’m just back from an amazing conference in Belfast……..


'Exeunt (A Film)'

I don’t tend to publish fiction online these days because – well – I’m a full time writer (on a part-time wage) and feel that there is still some value in the printed word. 85 more words

Poem of the Day: Seamus Heaney's "From the Frontier of Writing"

FROM THE FRONTIER OF WRITING                      

Seamus Heaney

The tightness and the nilness round that space

when the car stops in the road, the troops inspect… 164 more words