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'Hedgehog' by Paul Muldoon

‘Hedgehog’

by Paul Muldoon

“The snail moves like a
Hovercraft, held up by a
Rubber cushion of itself,
Sharing its secret…”

You can read the full poem… 37 more words

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Happy Birthday Paul Muldoon

One of a gang of Northern Irish poets who flowered in Queens University, Belfast, during the worst of the Troubles, Muldoon is often compared with Seamus Heaney.  235 more words

Poetry

Quote of the Day

Form is a straitjacket in the way that a straitjacket was a straitjacket for Houdini.

Paul Muldoon, to The Irish Times

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Cædmon's Hymn translated by Paul Muldoon

Cædmon’s Hymn is the oldest recorded poem written in Old English. Originally composed by the illiterate cow-herder Cædmon sometime between 658-680, the hymn was intended to be sung from memory. 88 more words