Walk on Air Against Your Better Judgement


Today is the anniversary of the death of Nobel laureate Seamus Heaney. He died in 2013, and the poet’s passing was a shock. Thousands attended his funeral service, which was broadcast live on Irish television. Now, almost two years later, the epitaph on Heaney’s gravestone has been revealed, and it’s just as wise as his poetry:Walk on Air […]

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April A to Z: H is for Heaney


By Niall McArdle It’s been 7 months since the sudden death of Seamus Heaney, and for those who care about poetry the tragic loss is still fresh,. By the way, April in the United States is National Poetry Month. His life and work will be celebrated on April 23rd at the National Concert Hall in Dublin. […]

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