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England: Bluebells, Kebab Shops and Immigration

‘I am the tall kingdom over your shoulder
That you would neither cajole nor ignore.
Conquest is a lie. I grow older
Conceding your half-independant shore… 735 more words
Global Issues & Culture

Writers Laughing: Seamus Heaney

Still working up the next Object. In the meantime, let’s enjoy a bit of mirth with the great Seamus Heaney, caught here in the act of extreme laughing: 65 more words


Billy Collins, It's Game On!

Saturday night was special for me as I went to a poetry reading by arguably America’s best known and most well-loved contemporary poet at the Kilkenny Arts Festival. 522 more words


In this installment of our recommended reads series, Kaylie DiGiacomo, an English Department alum who graduated in May with a focus on Literature, recommends the newly released translation of… 682 more words

Recommended Reads

Blackberry Picking

Summer’s blood was in it~Seamus Heaney

Tugged by the day’s last wash of sunlight, the boys are outside and running before the supper table’s cleared. They have a tiny kite, no wider than a hand-span.

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You Can't Take It With You

“You Can’t Take It With You.”
By Ned Gannon
For My Dad.

You can’t take it with you. Or so the saying goes. Never had I thought of that saying with regards to my parents. 1,724 more words