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Beowulf, ANON [2]

Beowulf is an epic poem written in Old English. It’s considered the English equivalent of the Greek epics like ‘The Iliad’ or ‘The Odyssey’, Homer. 262 more words

Book Reviews

Heaney, Russo, Barker: Books!

I have been reading a lot as it has been raining so much. I did go to the garden today where the rabbits had been hard at work eating all the seedlings. 1,132 more words


'Seamus' © Joe Canning 2016. All Rights Reserved.

© Joe Canning 2016. All Rights Reserved.

Today I went to see him where he rested from his labours.
I never spoke a word, nor he for that matter. 174 more words


The Ash Plant - Seamus Heaney - Spirituality

The following poem by Seamus Heaney was written in memory of his cattle-farming father. He wrote it in 1986, two years after his father’s death, and four years after his mother’s. 691 more words

Poetry Analysis

Poetry Context 

Below is a timeline of significant British and world events from 1914-2016. Some of these might have influenced Sheers (1974-present) as well as Heaney (1939-2013). … 2,469 more words

She does not live here any more

I imagine you do not need me to tell you what book this delightful quote comes from, for it is a book that is embedded deep within the world. 368 more words



Oil Painting by Judy Reynolds: Winter Harbor Field

There is a certain slant of light

On Winter Afternoons

That oppresses like the heft

of cathedral tunes… 112 more words