A friend just sent me this – a Seamus Heaney poem displayed in a New York subway station.
The poem is Scaffolding:
Masons, when they start upon a building, 184 more words
Today marks the second anniversary of the death of Irish poet, Seamus Heaney, who won the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1995.
Seamus Heaney’s poetry, as regular readers will know, has been very dear to my heart, especially since I heard him read at the Kikenny Arts Festival in August 2009, just weeks after my mother’s death and at a time when my father was very frail indeed. 158 more words