Seamus Heaney

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My father worked with a horse-plough,
His shoulders globed like a full sail strung
Between the shafts and the furrow.
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  • Freshman - 1,148 Points Elena Sandu (1/26/2014 8:29:00 PM)

    First time to read this poem, carried away by the beauty and wonderful flow of this poem, I took it lightly without searching for its meanings. My heart breaks now as I realize how wrong I was. I can recognise now the huge pain brought by one of the worst sickness of our world. A bow of deepest sorrow. (Report) Reply

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