Seamus Heaney

Seamus Heaney

Irish poet and Nobel Prize for Literature, 1995
To begin with, I wanted that truth to life to possess a concrete reliability, and rejoiced most when the poem seemed most direct, an upfront representation of the world it stood in for or stood up for or stood its ground against.More Seamus Heaney quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
It is difficult at times to repress the thought that history is about as instructive as an abattoir; that Tacitus was right and that peace is merely the desolation left behind after the decisive operations of merciless power.More Seamus Heaney quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Hope for a great sea-change timid to rebuke and too petty to forgiveMore Seamus Heaney quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Poetry is always slightly mysterious, and you wonder what is your relationship to it.More Seamus Heaney quotes [08/14/2011 03:08:23]
Whether it be a matter of personal relations within a marriage or political initiatives within a peace process, there is no sure-fire do-it-yourself kit.More Seamus Heaney quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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