Seamus Heaney

Castledàwson, County Londonderry
Wednesday, December 28, 2011

Death Of A Naturalist Comments

Rating: 3.4
All year the flax-dam festered in the heart
Of the townland; green and heavy headed
Flax had rotted there, weighted down by huge sods.
Daily it sweltered in the punishing sun.

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Seamus Heaney
COMMENTS
Bill Wright 31 August 2016
What a brilliant poem. The reviewer below ought to be kicked off this site if he has not already been. Heaney's observations, memories of childhood and his descriptions are brilliant, atmospheric and ring a bell with those of roughly the same age as him.
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Jeff Evans 23 January 2015
JEFF WAS HERE!!! Oh yeah the poem was shit
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