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Hello everyone, Paul here as your host for Poetics at the bar. Tonight folks I am asking you all to go ‘underground’

What, where or who is the underground? 413 more words


do you follow?

– ‘In literary matters, Ezra Pound advised against accepting the opinion of those “who haven’t themselves produced notable work,” and it is advice I have been privileged to follow’ – Seamus Heaney in his 1995 acceptance speech for the Nobel prize… 155 more words


Book Review: Stepping Stones: Interviews with Seamus Heaney by Dennis O'Driscoll

Year of Publication: 2008

Number of Pages: 522

Publisher: Farrar, Straus, and Giroux

Genre: Nonfiction

Sub-Genre: Interviews, biography

Find it on Amazon.

As far as I know, there exists no full-length biography of Seamus Heaney. 454 more words


Poetry Analysis -- From the Republic of Conscience

Published on the Human Right Day of 1985, From the Republic of Conscience is written by the celebrated Irish poet Seamus Heaney (I love his works a lot!) to commemorate the 25th anniversary of Amnesty International, a leading global human right NGO.  923 more words


Barney Norris on While We're Here

Writer Barney Norris says his play While We’re Here is part of an ongoing project to change the way we view society

WHILE WE’RE HERE is the meeting place of several different enquiries my theatre company, Up In Arms, has undertaken over the last few years, lines of thinking that come together in the story of the play. 986 more words


April 24: "Mint"

It looked like a clump of small dusty nettles
Growing wild at the gable of the house
Beyond where we dumped our refuse and old bottles: 103 more words