Whether it be a matter of personal relations within a marriage or political initiatives within a peace process, there is no sure-fire do-it-yourself kit.
Yet there are times when a deeper need enters, when we want the poem to be not only pleasurably right but compellingly wise, not only a surprising variation played upon the world, but a re-tuning of the world itself.
A person from Northern Ireland is naturally cautious. Seamus He
In a way, Anglo-Saxon poetry cannot be translated.
I think of Dermot Healy as the heir to Patrick Kavanagh. Seamus Heane