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