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At a Time When Poetry Was Forbidden, Seamus Heaney Was a Lifeline

By |09.01.13|

We lost one of our greatest poets this week—Irish writer Seamus Heaney. The news of the Nobel Laureate’s death at the age of 74 came as a shock to the literary community, particularly to readers like myself, who considered each […]

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The Sunday Poem: Seamus Heaney

By |02.18.12|



I must admit that I have a soft spot for the Irish poet Seamus Heaney. I scored a copy of his book Poems: 1965-1975 when I was a teenager. The collection is a compilation of Heaney’s earliest books, Death of […]