Irish poet Seamus Heaney

The unsilenced voice of Seamus Heaney

(RNS) The disappearance of Irish poet Seamus Heaney — so unexpected and jolting — left a silence and a stilled a pen. There would be no more new words. And yet the poetic embrace he’s left as a legacy is vast enough to hold those of us who drew life from his work and many generations to come.