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

Westering

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

Poetry

Seamus Heaney Conference

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

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

Poetry

Testimony

Testimony
by Seamus Heaney

We were killing pigs when the
Yanks arrived.
A Tuesday morning, sunlight
and gutter-blood
Outside the slaughter house.
>From the main road… 74 more words

National Poetry Month

If you have the words, there’s always a chance that you’ll find the way.

-Seamus Heaney (Stepping Stones: Interviews with Seamus Heaney)

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“If you have the words, there’s always a chance that you’ll find the way.”

Seamus Heaney

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