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Seamus Heaney Quotes & Sayings
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Last updated Jun 2021
Seamus Heaney Topics
Without needing to be theoretically instructed, consciousness quickly realizes that it is the site of variously contending discourses.
Whether it be a matter of personal relations within a marriage or political initiatives within a peace process, there is no sure-fire do-it-yourself kit.
When I first encountered the name of the city of Stockholm, I little thought that I would ever visit it, never mind end up being welcomed to it as a guest of the Swedish Academy and the Nobel Foundation.
There is risk and truth to yourselves and the world before you.
Then as the years went on and my listening became more deliberate, I would climb up on an arm of our big sofa to get my ear closer to the wireless speaker.
The Ireland I now inhabit is one that these Irish contemporaries have helped to imagine.
Manifesting that order of poetry where we can at last grow up to that which we stored up as we grew.
In fact, in lyric poetry, truthfulness becomes recognizable as a ring of truth within the medium itself.
I credit poetry for making this space-walk possible.
Even if the last move did not succeed, the inner command says move again.
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 very brutality of the means by which the IRA were pursuing change was destructive of the trust upon which new possibilities would have to be based.
As writers and readers, as sinners and citizens, our realism and our aesthetic sense make us wary of crediting the positive note.
A public expectation, it has to be said, not of poetry as such but of political positions variously approvable by mutually disapproving groups.
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