R.S. Thomas was many things – craggy, awkward and Welsh. The extraordinary poetry of this Anglican priest does not justify, comfort or decorate, but struggles to stay in touch with truth.
Edel McClean pays tribute to Seamus Heaney (1939-2013) whose death, according to his fellow poet, Don Paterson, ‘seems to have left a breach in the language itself’.
'You should read "Fredy Neptune" for the drama of Fred's journey, and because he is the kind of saint that the 20th century needed more of and the 21st continues to need', says Nathan Koblintz.
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