Seamus Heaney RIP

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Paul McKeown
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Seamus Heaney RIP

Post by Paul McKeown » Fri Aug 30, 2013 11:26 am

b. near Castledawson 13 April 1939
d. Dublin 30 August 2013

Gordon Cadden
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Re: Seamus Heaney RIP

Post by Gordon Cadden » Fri Aug 30, 2013 12:41 pm

Believe that he could play a game of chess.
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John McKenna
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Re: Seamus Heaney RIP

Post by John McKenna » Fri Aug 30, 2013 1:18 pm

A man who bridged the divides.

"And now this is 'an inheritance' -
Upright, rudimentary, unshiftably planked
In the long ago, yet willable forward
Again and again and again." (Beowulf)
To find a for(u)m that accommodates the mess, that is the task of the artist now. (Samuel Beckett)

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