As writers and readers, as sinners and citizens, our realism and our aesthetic sense make us wary of crediting the positive note.
Quote by Seamus Heaney
Seamus Heaney Quotes
There is risk and truth to yourselves and the world before you.
When I first encountered the name of the city of Stockholm, I little thought that...
I credit poetry for making this space-walk possible.
A public expectation, it has to be said, not of poetry as such but of...
The Ireland I now inhabit is one that these Irish contemporaries have helped to imagine.
In fact, in lyric poetry, truthfulness becomes recognizable as a ring of truth within the...
Then as the years went on and my listening became more deliberate, I would climb...
Even if the last move did not succeed, the inner command says move again.
But that citizen's perception was also at one with the truth in recognizing that the...
Manifesting that order of poetry where we can at last grow up to that which...
Whether it be a matter of personal relations within a marriage or political initiatives within...
Without needing to be theoretically instructed, consciousness quickly realizes that it is the site of...
Even if the hopes you started out with are dashed, hope has to be maintained.