Is There Any Meaning In Poet Seamus Heaney's Last Text?
By: Andrei Codrescu
September 6, 2013
Commentator Andrei Codrescu reflects on the text message written by poet Seamus Heaney just before he died. In Latin he wrote to his wife "do not be afraid." The 74-year-old Heaney died in a Dublin hospital last week. Codrescu says no great meaning should be implied — it was just a personal message to his wife.
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