Tuesday, October 23, 2012

News at Eleven: [Seamus] Heaney: The future of poetry

abides in the language, waiting for some poet or poets to hatch it out. What it will be cannot be predicted: it could be argued, indeed, that the life of poetry is a creationist rather then an evolutionary matter.

When the new voice arrives, there is always a sense of an intervention. Bewilderment too at times.

from The Buffalo News: Poet Seamus Heaney is bound for Buffalo


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