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This poem is the third in a series of poems I wrote based on the work of Seamus Heaney, a poet I studied in IB English. 138 more words

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The Prompter Room

For Tuesday, March 21. 2017:

… Remember that the anchor of your being lies in human affection and human responsibility, but remember also to keep swimming up into the air of envisaged possibilities. 8 more words

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poet as witless

Seamus Heaney
FSG 1985

“Chekhov on Sakhalin.”

So, he would pay his ‘debt to medicine’.
But first he drank cognac by the ocean…

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This poem is the second in a series of poems I wrote in response to the poetry of Seamus Heaney, which we studied in my English class recently. 144 more words

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Celebrate St. Patrick's Day with Books

Some people like to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day by dying everything green and getting hideously drunk, and while one of those things is definitely an Irish tradition, I say you’re missing  a lot in a celebration of Irish culture if you’re just using it as an excuse to get blackout wasted. 685 more words



This poem is the first in a series I wrote for my English class based on prompts about the poetry of Seamus Heaney. Heaney was a Nobel-prize winning Irish poet who dealt with struggles of identity and politics during the Troubles in Northern Ireland and in the tense political climate before and after. 146 more words

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Arts: St. Patrick’s Landscape Legacy

Ireland’s lush greens, serene bogs and staggering peaks that rise up against skies, the purple Burren rock, snaking canals and silver lakes…the magnitude of inspiration one small island has ignited in writers, poets, artists, musicians and creatives. 312 more words

Estella Lynch