Seamus Heaney

Rookie (April 13,1939 - August 30, 2013 / Castledàwson, County Londonderry)

Seamus Heaney Poems

1. Blackberry-Picking 12/28/2011
2. Mid-Term Break 12/28/2011
3. Digging 12/28/2011
4. Follower 12/28/2011
5. Twice Shy 12/28/2011
6. Death Of A Naturalist 12/28/2011
7. Bogland 12/28/2011
8. Requiem for the Croppies 12/28/2011
9. Act of Union 11/11/2010
10. Postscript 12/28/2011
11. Exposure 12/28/2011
12. A Kite for Aibhín 12/28/2011
13. Clearances 12/28/2011
14. Docker 11/11/2010
15. Personal Helicon 11/11/2010
16. Limbo 12/28/2011
17. Casualty 11/11/2010
18. Strange Fruit 12/28/2011
19. Song 11/11/2010
20. Mossbawn: Two Poems in Dedication 12/28/2011

Personal Helicon

for Michael Longley

As a child, they could not keep me from wells
And old pumps with buckets and windlasses.
I loved the dark drop, the trapped sky, the smells
Of waterweed, fungus and dank moss.


One, in a brickyard, with a rotted board top.

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