Archives For Seamus Heaney

You want to be a writer, don’t know how or when?
Find a quiet place, use a humble pen.”
– Paul Simon
Singer and Songwriter,
who was born on this day 1941
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Poem of the Day:
Death of a Naturalist
-Seamus Heaney
(A recording of the late poet reading this work)
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Kindle Ebook Deal of the Day: 
Nothing Gold Can Stay
Stories
by Ron Rash

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From Ron Rash, PEN / Faulkner Award finalist and New York Times bestselling author of Serena, comes a new collection of unforgettable stories set in Appalachia that focuses on the lives of those haunted by violence and tenderness, hope and fear—spanning the Civil War to the present day. The darkness of Ron Rash’s work contrasts with its unexpected sensitivity and stark beauty in a manner that could only be accomplished by this master of the short story form. Nothing Gold Can Stay includes 14 stories, including Rash’s “The Trusty,” which first appeared in The New Yorker.

 

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The Wake Up Call – October 13, 2014

It took me years to understand that words are often as important as experience, because words make experience last.”
– William Morris, artist and poet,
who died on this day, 1896
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Poem of the Day:
St. Francis and the Birds

Seamus Heaney
*** Tomorrow is the Feast of St. Francis.
[ 3 poems for the feast of St. Francis ]
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Kindle Ebook Deal of the Day: 
The Year of Living Biblically
by A.J. Jacobs

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The Wake Up Call – October 3, 2014

“Elegance is inferior to virtue.”
– Mary Shelley,
author of FRANKENSTEIN,
who was born on this day, 1797

 
Poem of the Day:
Digging
By Seamus Heaney
***Plus, 9 other poems read by the poet, who died on this day one year ago.

 
Kindle Ebook Deal of the Day:
Letters to a Young Calvinist
by James K.A. Smith
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The Wake Up Call – August 30, 2014

 

Seamus Heaney

This weekend marks the first anniversary of the death of poet Seamus Heaney…

We offer in remembrance, this collection of videos of him reading his poetry!

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Hope you enjoy these recordings!

#10 – Digging




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St. Francis

 
 

Three Poems about St. Francis On his Feast Day

 
 

ST. FRANCIS OF ASSISI
Vachel Lindsay
(1879-1931)

 

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Seamus HeaneyNoted Irish poet Seamus Heaney died this morning.  He was 74.

In 2010, we reviewed his book Human Chain in our very first print issue.
 
Watch a video of Seamus Heaney reading his poetry.
 
The following poem is found in

The Broadview Anthology of Poetry
Paperback: Broadview, 2008
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Continuing our National Poetry Month series of poets reading their own work…

Today is the birthday of Irish poet Seamus Heaney. 

All three of these poems can be found in the collection:

Opened Ground: Selected Poems, 1966-1996
Paperback: FSG Books, 1999.
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*** Other Books by Seamus Heaney

Death of a Naturalist:





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Book News

Some interesting bits of book news and conversations collected over the last week:

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