Tag: Seamus Heaney

April 13th Birthday Love: Seamus Heaney

Two Lorries It’s raining on black coal and warm wet ashes.There are tyre-marks in the yard, Agnew’s old lorryHas all its cribs down and Agnew the coalmanWith his Belfast accent’s sweet-talking my mother.Would she ever go to a film in Magherafelt?But it’s raining and he still has half the load To deliver farther on. This …

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