Seamus Heaney: 10 Essential Poems (new episode)

Seamus Heaney: 10 Essential Poems Human Voices Wake Us

  • Personal Helicon (Death of a Naturalist, 1966)
  • The Forge and Bogland (Door into the Dark, 1969)
  • The Tollund Man (Wintering Out, 1972)
  • The Strand at Lough Beg (Field Work, 1979)
  • Squarings #2, #8, #40 (Seeing Things, 1991)
  • from his translations of Beowulf (1999)
  • Uncoupled (Human Chain, 2010)  

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