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Seamus Heaney: Pangur Bán

Next thing an unwary mouse
Bares his flank: Pangur pounces.
Next thing lines that held and held
meaning back begin to yield.

February 25, 2020 · Leave a comment

Video: Seamus Heaney reading his poems at Lannan

. Seamus Heaney’s poetry bears witness to Ireland’s complex violent past and present, articulating the conflicts and mercies inherent in human experience. Heaney reads from a wide range of poems … Continue reading

September 23, 2018 · Leave a comment

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