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The gift of writing is to be self-forgetful, to get a surge of inner life or inner supply or unexpected sense of empowerment, to be afloat, to be out of yourself.

 
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Seamus Heaney
Seamus Heaney
  • Born: April 13, 1939
  • Died: August 30, 2013
  • Nationality: Irish
  • Profession: Poet

Seamus Justin Heaney MRIA was an Irish poet, playwright and translator. He received the 1995 Nobel Prize in Literature. Among his best-known works is Death of a Naturalist (1966), his first major published volume.

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