Last words

As we mourn the poet, do we not mourn the loss of what he had in his keeping: a way of living that served us for aeons?

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Seamus Heaney
Seamus Heaney in 1996. Photo by Martine Franck/Magnum Photo

It can be foolish to suggest that a person stands for something, that he represents an idea or a stance. But Seamus Heaney did represent something great and rare… Read more