R.I.P Seamus Heaney

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  1. Dony

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    Saddened to learn of the death of one of Ireland's true literary giants, Seamus Heaney.

    Studying his Death of a Naturalist book gave me a new understanding of poetry, and how powerful words could be.

    RIP.

    BBC News - Obituary: Seamus Heaney
     
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    Dont know him, but always sad to see the loss of an author.
     
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    A sad loss indeed.

    He went to the same school as me, and also a fellow Co.Derry man.

    Shame you really only appreciate someone like this when they actually leave us. Have heard a lot of his poems over recent weeks since his passing, and they are excellent.
     

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