Seamus Heaney

Seamus Heaney : "the keeper of language"

the keeper of language : The Irish Times 

Seamus Heaney died today in Dublin.  He was one of my early poetry loves. 


Seamus Heaney - NYT


Seamus Heaney - Walking on air against his better judgment - The Boston Globe 


I was fortunate enough to be able to get tickets to a reading he gave in Chicago last October. He was here to help us celebrate the 100th anniversary of Poetry magazine. What a lovely evening it was!

Reading: Seamus Heaney 



Noli timere. - Seamus Heaney’s last words, in a text to his wife, Marie.