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Quotation by Seamus Heaney
What blazed ahead of you? A faked road block?
The red lamp swung, the sudden brakes and stalling
Engine, voices, heads hooded and the cold-nosed gun?
Seamus Heaney (b. 1939), Irish poet, critic. The Strand at Lough Beg (l. 9–11). . .
Selected Poems 1966–1987 [Seamus Heaney]. (1990) Farrar, Straus and Giroux.
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