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Poet’s Rebellion

Poets often kid one another that their work is saving the world, but the role that poets played in Ireland’s independence 101 years ago today is no joke. The Easter Rising of 1916 in Dublin, Ireland was also known as the Poet’s Rebellion because … Continue reading

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Birthday of Irish Literary Icons

“If you have the words, there’s always a chance that you’ll find the way.” – Seamus Heaney Today is the birthday of two iconic Irish poets. Seamus Heaney, born in 1939 was a native of Northern Ireland. Heaney won the Nobel Prize for … Continue reading

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The Mountain Tomb

“What can be explained is not poetry.” – W. B. Yates When I checked my mail today and found a message Monk had sent me in the middle of the night it struck me as odd, until I opened it to … Continue reading

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The Art of Running, Part VI – Three Generations on the Run

He who works with his hands is a laborer. He who works with his hands and his head is a craftsman. He who works with his hands and his head and his heart is an artist.” ― St. Francis of … Continue reading

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