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Seamus Heaney 1939-2013

August 30th, 2013 · Comments Off on Seamus Heaney 1939-2013 · Faith and the City

I awoke this morning—back in NYC after summer travels, family time and study leave—to hear Seamus Heaney’s death reported on the radio. Heaney was one of Ireland’s best poets. Ever. His name belongs in the same breath as Beckett and Yeats. One of the things I cherish in Heaney’s work is his eye for the […]

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