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Harvard University transforms Seamus Heaney’s second home into a living memorial - The Boston Globe

Harvard University transforms Seamus Heaney’s second home into a living memorial - The Boston Globe | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
When Seamus Heaney died in August 2013, the world lost one of its greatest poets. But in Cambridge, many lost a friend.
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Gerard Beirne - Two Poems | Harvard Divinity Bulletin

Gerard Beirne - Two Poems | Harvard Divinity Bulletin | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Vision of the Fear of Death

Set the hounds at the oxen, let the prey upon them.
Flush the pheasants from the tules, loose the hawks and falcons.
Cast the peacocks from the tower, quaking as they plummet.
Baste the carcass on the slab, made tender in the fear of death.

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Harvard, Seamus Heaney and me

Harvard, Seamus Heaney and me | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
As Harvard names a suite after Seamus Heaney to mark their long association, a former student fondly recalls the poet’s open-door policy and the kinship of poetry they shared
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