Seamus Heaney

 
” … Keep at a tangent.
When they make the circle wide, it’s time to swim
out on your own and fill the element
with signatures on your own frequency,
echo-soundings, searches, probes, allurements,
elver gleams in the dark of the whole sea.”
 
– Seamus Heaney, from ‘Station Island’

4 thoughts on “Seamus Heaney

  1. Julie

    Beautiful. Those last two lines are fantastic. I’ll be thinking all day about “keep at a tangent.” Thanks for sharing. I’ll check it all out.

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