Treasure Island

Seamus Heaney

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

Mid-Term Break


I sat all morning in the college sick bay
Counting bells knelling classes to a close.
At two o'clock our neighbors drove me home.
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  • Chan Cheuk Wai (2/5/2014 3:14:00 AM)

    Very miserable! ! It is very touching poem.In th poem, the mother feels guilty(IN hers and coughed out Angry Tearless Sighs [L13]) .Also, the father feels sad! ! ! The Narrator feels embarrassed, clam, confused etc.(I sat all morning in the college sick bayCounting bells knelling classes to a close.) (Report) Reply

  • May Obrien (10/30/2013 8:16:00 AM)

    a four foot box, a foot for every year. this is the stuff that stays with you forever. (Report) Reply

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