paddy d daly

(11 7 1961 / balinasloe)

To Seamus Heaney


The ink You used
was bluestone,
The paper Whitewash,
We used it to spray
the spuds and paint
the walls, you might
have done that too,
Instead,
You ploughed furrows
of blue on white and
We reaped the harvest.

(Seamus Heaney RIP)

Submitted: Wednesday, October 09, 2013
Edited: Thursday, October 10, 2013

Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Poet's Notes about The Poem

Written on the day he passed

Comments about this poem (To Seamus Heaney by paddy d daly )

Enter the verification code :

  • Noreen Carden (12/29/2013 1:49:00 PM)

    This is a beautiful tribute to the master so well written a touch of the Heaney about it well done (Report) Reply

Read all 1 comments »

Top Poems

  1. Phenomenal Woman
    Maya Angelou
  2. The Road Not Taken
    Robert Frost
  3. If You Forget Me
    Pablo Neruda
  4. Still I Rise
    Maya Angelou
  5. Dreams
    Langston Hughes
  6. Annabel Lee
    Edgar Allan Poe
  7. If
    Rudyard Kipling
  8. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings
    Maya Angelou
  9. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening
    Robert Frost
  10. Invictus
    William Ernest Henley

PoemHunter.com Updates

New Poems

  1. Dreaming of Happy, Dean Meredith
  2. Emotions, toju peppeh
  3. 23, Dean Meredith
  4. After Trinity, John Meade Falkner
  5. Jamaica, Nassy Fesharaki
  6. ÞeSaÞ, ATUL KUMAR SHARMA
  7. something did'nt dadd up - sum 50 - The .., sEaN nOrTh
  8. Please Do Not Misunderstand, Rohit Sapra
  9. We, Neela Nath
  10. Canción Nocturna, León de Greiff

Poem of the Day

poet Pablo Neruda

I want you to know
one thing.

You know how this is:
if I look
at the crystal moon, at the red branch
of the slow autumn at my window,
if I touch
...... Read complete »

   
[Hata Bildir]