Seamus Heaney dies

Discussion in 'Poetry Corner' started by Bushmills, Aug 31, 2013.

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  1. The dotted line my father's ashplant made
    On Sandymount Strand
    Is something else the tide won't wash away.

    (The Spirit Level - 1996) He taught me literature at St.Columb's. A tremendous intellect and we are the poorer for his passing.
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  2. "I alone was girding myself to face
    The ordeal of my journey and my duty."

    Sad news indeed! R.I.P.
  3. Thats a real Seamus.
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  4. Death of a Naturalist is a beautiful poem, so vivid and descriptive....describing frogspawn as a slobber of clotted water!

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