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Two poems and a verse letter

Seamus Heaney

Two poems and a verse letter

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Published by Ulsterman publications in Belfast .
Written in English


Edition Notes

I̲ṉ The honest Ulsterman.--No. 31 (Nov./Dec., 1971)

Statementby Seamus Heaney.
ContributionsHeaney, Seamus
The Physical Object
Paginationp. 5-7 ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17938388M

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