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Why Benjamin Fogel wants to "Make Bono History"?

Benjamin Fogel posted on “Africa is a country” this Sept.26, 2013  “Make Bono History”

Firstly Bono is collaborating with brostep pioneer Skrillex… 1,507 more words


Old Town Downing

I made a rare visit west of the Bann for today’s townland.  I drove all the way to Bellaghy.

My destination was the townland of Old Town Downing.  401 more words


#OTD in 1939 – Birth of poet, Seamus Heaney, near Castledawson, Co Derry.

“Even if the hopes you started out with are dashed, hope has to be maintained.” –Seamus Heaney

Seamus Heaney published his first poetry book in 1966, Death of a Naturalist, creating vivid portraits of rural life. 318 more words

Irish History

ON THIS DAY: April 13, 2018

April 13th is

Donate Life/Blue & Green Day *

Make Lunch Count Day *

Peach Cobbler Day

Scrabble Day *

Thomas Jefferson Day *

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Against our better judgement. Passive Suffering makes the world go round. Peace on earth, men of good will, all that.

Born #onthisday 13 April 1939 Seamus Heaney .

The poems in Seamus Heaney’s collection The Spirit Level keep discovering the possibilities of ‘a new beginning’ in all kinds of subjects and circumstances. 86 more words


Beginning a Poem with a Line By Heaney

To flood, with vowelling embrace,
a page agape at my pen’s impudence,
is to leave wounds of words upon its face,
carved with the sharp and flat of consonants. 188 more words

Dverse Poets Pub

from To a Dutch Potter in Ireland by Seamus Heaney

2. After Liberation

Sheer, bright-shining spring, spring as it used to be,
Cold in the morning, but as broad daylight
Swings open, the everlasting sky… 94 more words