“For twelve long years I’ve suffered this damned cat…/ though more than once I’ve threatened violence/ the brick and burlap in the river recompense/ for mounds of furballs littering the house.” – “Grimalkin” ℘℘℘ “Grimalkin,” Tom Lynch informs me, “is dead.” I couldn’t help it, I had to know. The cat lasted almost eight yearsRead more..
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On April 13, this Saturday, Seamus Heaney would have been 80 years old. Though he passed away too early, on August 30, 2013, his work lives on. Through the last 25 years of his life, the poet had an ongoing connection with Glucksman Ireland House, the center of Irish Studies at NYU, and its founderRead more..