(A link to the NYTimes video on the work of Seamus Heaney)
And in the activity of poetry too, there is a tendency to place a counter-reality in the scales – a reality which may be only imagined but which nevertheless has weight because it is imagined within the gravitational pull of the actual and can therefore hold its own and balance out against the historical situation. This redressing effect of poetry comes from its being a glimpsed alternative, a revelation of potential that is denied or […]
Seamus Heaney's last poem thanks to @GuardianBooks. Savor it. http://t.co/UQKG58HcJG — Lucas Wittmann (@lucas_wittmann) October 25, 2013
If Charlie Parker Was a Gunslinger,Thered Be a Whole Lot of Dead Copycats: Poets are both clean and warm And most are far above the norm Whether here or on the roamHave a poet in every home! #55.